NCSPP

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

PSYCHOANALYSIS IN THE NEWS

by: RIPPLE PATEL

In the Land of Tango, Psychoanalysis Continues to Thrive: This New York Times piece contrasts the ubiquity of short-term therapies in the United States with the flourishing presence of psychoanalysis in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Reevaluating the Role of Psychoanalysis in Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint: Bernard Avishai dissects the many levels of satire pervading Philip Roth's third novel, ultimately concluding that Roth reserved his sharpest comedic critique for the determinism of Freudian psychoanalytic theory.

Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed: This compilation of personal musings by 20th-century sculptor Louise Bourgeois exposes the complex relationship between her growing self-understanding through psychoanalytic treatment and her generativity as an artist.