Welcome to the IPA Blog

A space for the IPA to maintain a commentary on social, cultural and political issues from a psychoanalytic perspective. Our contributors write on a range of topics including contemporary issues, health and social policy, scientific developments, culture and art. If you would like to write for the IPA Blog, please view our editorial guidelines by clicking here

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Our Blog archive:

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On Paedophilia

3rd August
Cosimo Schinaia acknowledges the need to identify how profiles of paedophiles differ both in terms of behaviour and from a psychopathological perspective.


The New Yorker's Recent Online Feature Continues Its Longstanding Engagement With Psychoanalysis

19th April
Bradley Murray acknowledges The New Yorker's long tradition of engaging meaningfully with psychoanalytic ideas with its new feature "The Psychological Realm" 


Theory and Observation in Psychoanalysis: An interview with Professor Charles Hanly

6th March
Bradley Murray spoke with Professor Hanly about his research at the intersection of philosophy and psychoanalysis


Threat to Democracy

12th January
Statement from Bill Glover, APsaA President 
and Kerry Sulkowicz, APsaA-President-Elect


  Guest Contributions 

Non-members are welcome to send through their blogs. Please view our editorial guidelines by clicking here.