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Blog: Stop and Frisk Murders the SOUL

Stop and Frisk Murders the SOUL
 
Enduring psychic injury to both victim and bystander
 
By Annie Lee Jones, PhD
 

Blog: Parents as role models: Talking with Kids about Frightening Events

It is impossible to completely shield children from learning about horrific events which occur: terrorist attacks, police shootings, and police being killed. The pervasive and repetitive news coverage of these frightening events, particularly on cable news programs, news flashes on our iPads and cell phones, and on social media makes them impossible to completely avoid. In general, children, especially young children, should be shielded by insuring as much as possible that they avoid watching these events on TV and mobile screens.

News: APsaA Mourns Victims of Orlando Terrorist Attack, Calls for Action

Photo by Steve Nesius/Reuters
 
Leading Psychoanalytic Association Mourns Victims of Orlando Terrorist Attack,
Calls for Action
 

News: APsaA Calls on Governor Snyder to Apologize, Lead By Example

 
AMERICAN PSYCHOANALYTIC GROUP CALLS ON GOVERNOR SNYDER TO APOLOGIZE TO FLINT RESIDENTS, LEAD BY EXAMPLE
 
New York, NY – March 8, 2016 – Mental Health experts from the American Psychoanalytic Association are calling on Governor Rick Snyder to lead by example and address the social and emotional damage caused to citizens by the Flint water crisis.
 

New Video: Exploring the Psychology of Racism

What motivates one human being to hate another because of the color of their skin or ethnicity?
What prompts human beings to feel superior just because of the color of their skin?
What are the effects of racism on both victims and perpetrators?

Blog: Psychological Damage to the Children of Flint Michigan

“If you were going to put something in a population to keep them down for generations to come, it would be lead,” said Dr. Hanna-Attisha of Flint, Michigan.