NCSPP

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

Psychoanalysis In the News

by Ripple Patel, MA

 

Why We Pick Leaders with Deceptively Simple Answers. Gianpiero Petriglieri uses Freud's theory of leadership to explain current political phenomena.
 
Freud and the American Death Drive. The contempt, cynicism, and moral indignation that this author feels toward American culture are potent illustrations of the very destructiveness that he decries.
 
The Forced Heroism of the "Survivor". According to Parul Sehgal, the term "survivor" has become a uniquely American projection onto individuals who have suffered experiences of powerlessness and vulnerability.