Encyclopedic Dictionary

IPA Inter-Regional Encyclopedic Dictionary of Psychoanalysis



Thesaurus of Psychoanalytic Terms

The Thesaurus currently offers over 2000 terms listed alphabetically in one of four languages with its correspondent equivalent in the other three.

Evidence Base

The Tavistock Adult Depression Study found that psychoanalytic psychotherapy can help people suffering from chronic depression, where other treatments, such as anti-depressants, short term counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy have failed.


Psychoanalysis in film, music and art. Visit the Virtual Psychoanalytic Museum.

E-Journal: Psychoanalysis Today

Issue Three: "Migration".  As analysts, the place of the stranger and of strangeness is particularly revealed through unconscious forces. This touches us especially. The burning news of the great migratory movements, urges us to share our experiences.


The IPA’s first webinar took place on 23 November 2016, on the theme of new communication technologies and psychoanalysis. More webinars are to follow this year.