Violence or Dialogue? Psychoanalytic Insights on Terror and Terrorism

Editor : Sverre Varvin, Editor : Vamik D. Volkan

Part of The International Psychoanalytical Association International Psychoanalysis Library series - more in this series

Violence or Dialogue? Psychoanalytic Insights on Terror and Terrorism

Book Details

  • Publisher : IPA
  • Published : 2003
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : 300
  • Category :
    Psychoanalysis
  • Catalogue No : 90692
  • ISBN 13 : 9780952390527
  • ISBN 10 : 0952390523
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Our understanding of terrorism since the events of September 11th 2001 has usually been channelled through the two dimensional lens of religion and politics. This important new work contributes a richer understanding of terrorism by examining a third dimension of individual and group psychology and demonstrates how insights garnered from the human psyche may be translated into more effective public policy.

About the Editor(s)

Sverre Varvin, MD, PhD, is a training and supervising analyst, and a past President of the Norwegian Psychoanalytic Society. He is senior researcher at the Norwegian centre for studies on violence and traumatic stress, affiliated to the University of Oslo, and his main research areas are the traumatisation and treatment of traumatised patients, traumatic dreams, and psychoanalytic training. He has held several positions in the IPA (e.g. Vice-president, Board representative, member of research committees), and is currently chair of the program committee for the next IPAC in Prague, and a member of the China Committee.

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Vamik D. Volkan is an emeritus professor of psychiatry at the University of Virginia, an emeritus training and supervising analyst at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, and the Senior Erik Erikson Scholar at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. He is the current president of the International Dialogue Initiative and a past president of the International Society of Political Psychology, the Virginia Psychoanalytic Society, and the American College of Psychoanalysts. He received the Sigmund Freud Award given by the city of Vienna in collaboration with the World Council of Psychotherapy.

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