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10/20/2017, 03:38, Vienna  DEUTSCH / ENGLISH




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Leading article of the week

Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore!

Author: Sabrina Zehetner (TVP)


(For the next week, our journalist will be available in the Forum for the questions and comments of our readers!)

The famous author Edgar Allan Poe continues to be courted by psychoanalysts across the field´s spectrum. The princess, Marie Bonaparte, herself has written an enthusiastic 700-page psychobiography of the writer with “pathological tendencies” (Freud), Edgar Poe, étude psychanalytique (1933).
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Stephen King´s IT, Childhood Trauma and Uncanny Dream States

Author: Sabrina Zehetner (TVP)

“We think in a different way as children. We tend to think around corners instead of in straight lines. Sometimes the shortest distance for a kid between two points is not a straight line and that´s the way we think in dreams.” (Stephen King)

IT is more than a story about a murderous clown. Clowns as the purveyors of absurdity have always been associated with the sinister. More often than not, they take their ridicule of human behavior to the extreme reminding us of our own fallibility. The more confident children find enjoyment in this act but there are always the slightly insecure, shy and troubled boys and girls wary of the clown´s unpredictable antics. Especially children who suffer abuse at home are prone to shy away from this apparent lack and, in the case of the clown, absolute abolishment of clear boundaries and coherence in behavior which is a dark reminder of their unstable family dynamics. At the same time, we are left in the dark about a clown´s true identity hidden behind the grotesque make-up and unnerving smile. Freud points out that:
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Radio

Welcome to the first psychoanalytic radio show live from Vienna!
UNBEWUSST - die Lust am freien Sprechen airs every second Wednesday once a month on Radio Orange 94.0 at 8 p.m.!
The podcasts of the radio show can be found HERE.

Marie Bonaparte: Princess of Psychoanalysis

Author: Helen Carabott (TVP)


Tatoi: one of the most beautiful forests of Attica at the foot of mount Parnitha, with 47,427 acres, located at a distance of ca. 20 kilometers north of the center of Athens.

MARIE BONAPARTE: Η ΠΡΙΓΚΙΠΙΣΣΑ ΤΗΣ ΨΥΧΑΝΑΛΥΣΗΣ

Κτήμα Τατοΐου: ένα από τα ωραιότερα δάση της Αττικής στους πρόποδες του όρους Πάρνηθα, έκτασης 47.427 στρεμμάτων, που βρίσκεται σε απόσταση 20 περίπου χιλιομέτρων, βόρεια από το κέντρο της Αθήνας.
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Family Secrets

Author: Silvia Prosquill (TVP)


Etymologically speaking, the term "family" has its roots in Latin and refers in a figuratively sense to a housing community defined by marriage or ancestry. Frequently in today´s households, only two generations live together.
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Riddle

We. 40/2017


In which letter does Sigmund Freud mention this painting and what is its name?

Some psychoanalytic thoughts on school entry



This year around 81000 "Taferlklassler" [N.T children just starting school] have just started school in Austria.
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Hemingway’s Iceberg



Les années folles. Interwar Paris became a meeting and trysting place for “the lost generation” that laid the groundwork for the modernist movement.
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Virginia Woolf´s mixed feelings about Psychoanalysis



"Freud is upsetting: reducing one to whirlpool; & I daresay truly. If we´re all instinct, the unconscious, whats all this about civilisation, the whole man, freedom &c?”
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Sangkuriang Complex: The Indonesian Oedipus and Its Symbols



Indonesia is a country with various tribes and traditions.
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"Participatory research methods with children and adolescents of the Karen people in the highlands of Chiang Mai - a research report"



I am delighted for the opportunity to describe my experience with participatory research methods in The Vienna Psychoanalyst with the Karen people and I hope for an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas on the subject.
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"I would like to examine Berlusconi’s behavior, but not his personality"



What distinguishes political from economic conduct and is it possible to analyze public figures like Trump?
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