Corona, Climate and Grandma
Short, poetic video created by the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA).
These articles below have been collated from our Twitter account from psychoanalytic sources worldwide
Psychoanalysis, Leadership and the Pandemic: An interview with Kerry Sulkowicz, MD, President of the American Psychoanalytic Association
Elemental Catastrophe: Ecopsychoanalysis and the viral uncanny of Covid-19
Using theory drawn from Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott, psychoanalyst Merav Roth helps us see that “an external danger whose shape is not clearly delineated… gives way to internal scenarios.”
Social Media in Times of Coronavirus: a Paranoid-Schizoid Epidemic?
Our world is split. Both online and everywhere else. Psychoanalysis can explain some aspects of the split.
A-tishoo, A-tishoo, We All Fall Down!
“Those citizens who have had to deal alone with early collapse of their world when little, may now fear its return as more dangerous than those of us, more lucky to have imbibed an internal maternal holding that allows us a certain resilience.”
Psychoanalysis in Time of Plague
“I don’t like listening patients in my ear on headphones – I don’t use visual technology; it’s a Lacanian thing – I like listening to them in a room as two bodies.”
Protecting the Psychological Wellbeing of Healthcare Staff During the Coronavirus Pandemic
SAPP member Dr Anne Douglas has shared this very helpful booklet produced by the British Psychological Society.