IPA Inter-Regional Encyclopedic Dictionary of Psychoanalysis

Welcome to the new IPA Inter-Regional Encyclopedic Dictionary of Psychoanalysis, which is intended to be a truly international and up-to-date tool for all psychoanalysts and psychotherapists who work psychoanalytically, as well as for scholars in the academic and cultural fields and anyone interested in psychoanalysis.

Read the entries here in our e-book


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Videos

Click here to watch IPA President Stefano Bolognini and Regional Co-Chairs for Europe and North America, Arne Jemstedt and Eva Papiasvili, discuss their experience of the project. 

Dictionary entries

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Our first entries are now available:

AMAE
Conflict 
Containment: Container-Contained
Countertransference
Enactment
Setting (The Psychoanalytic)
Transference
The Unconscious


Coming Soon

Concepts currently in the inter-regional stage of work:

Ego Psychology
Field Concepts
Inter-subjectivity
Nachträglichkeit
Object Relations Theories
Projective Identification
Self
Theory of Communication
Transformation

Your constructive comments are very much welcomed.

Comments

Posted April 12, 2017 by Catherine Hall
I was very interested in your examination of the unconscious - one of the most thorough that I've seen so far.
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Overview 

Why an inter-regional encyclopedic dictionary? Why now? 

Click here to find out about the background to this project and our reasons for embarking on it.

This dictionary has involved a unique approach to inter-regional collaboration.

Click here to read about our aims and methodology. Click here to read about the people involved.

Panel

We will be discussing our dictionary in a panel at our Congress in Buenos Aires, 25-29 July 2017.

Click here to read an abstract of the Panel.