Psychoanalysts to convene Winter 2007 Meeting, Jan. 17-21, 2007

November 13, 2006

New York, NY- The Winter 2007 Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) will be held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City from Wednesday, January 17 through Sunday, January 21, 2007. More than 2,000 psychoanalysts, students, and other mental health professionals are expected to attend.

The Meeting's Scientific Program features a number of outstanding symposia:

Symposium I: Working Parents and Their Children: Psychoanalytic Perspectives and Public Policy
Symposium II: Scanning The Brain For Transference?: Using fMRI To Explore The Neurobiological Underpinnings Of The Core Of Psychoanalysis
Symposium III: Shame, Disgust, Violence, and Ethics featuring the distinguished University of Chicago philosopher Martha Nussbaum.

The Scientific Program also includes a number of panels, discussion groups and seminars including the research seminar "Constructing the Enemy-Other: Anxiety, Trauma and Mourning in the Narratives of Political Conflict."

The Meeting also features the Sixth Annual Poster Session displaying presentations concerning conceptual and/or empirical relevance to psychoanalytic theory, technique, aspects of practice, and effectiveness of psychoanalysis. The number of submissions for the Winter 2007 Meeting represent a 35% increase over those for Poster Session held during the last Winter Meeting (January 2006) indicative of the growing prominence of this Session.

To register as press for the Meeting, please contact Dottie Jeffries at 212-752-0450, x29; or djeffries@apsa.org.
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