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Blog: On this Veterans Day: Understanding War-Generated Psychopathology

On this Veterans Day:
Understanding War-Generated Psychopathology
 
By Norman M. Camp, MD
 

News: Psychoanalytic Perspective on Suicide Prevention

 

Psychoanalytic Perspective for Preventing Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Week – September 7-13, 2015

New York, NY - September 7th, 2015 – Psychoanalysts understand that suicide is often caused by a culmination of a long history of emotional trauma, highly distressing life events and underlying mental illness, such as depression, anxiety and PTSD. 

Illinois Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) congratulates Illinois in becoming the 5th jurisdiction to ban conversion therapy for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth – joining California, New Jersey, Oregon and Washington D.C. Minors in the state of Illinois will now be protected from the long-discredited practice of conversion or “reparative” therapy.

Blog: 40 Years Since Vietnam

According to the recently released National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study (NVVLS), there are both encouraging and alarming findings regarding the long-term mental health of combat veterans.   

News: International Psychoanalytical Association's Declaration Addressing Global Change

The Boston Declaration on the Role of the International Psychoanalytical Association in Addressing Global Change. Written by John Kress, Lindsay Clarkson, Donald Moss and Lynne Zeavin.

Whereas:

1. Humans are severely altering our physical, natural, cultural and social environments across the globe;

2. We, as psychoanalysts, work to understand the internal human forces that militate against action being taken to address this global problem;

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