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PsychoanalysisPsychoanalysis and Public Health: Potential for integration?

Psychoanalysis and public health appear to have an important but uneasy and rarely discussed relationship. In this article, we explore these issues by examining connections between the two along with assets and liabilities of both. The second half of the article deals, in large part, with physical punishment and violence as a specific example.

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Video showing examples of Tomkins 9 Innate Affects.
Copyright 2006 | Steven H. Shmurak. Ph.D.

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A free information book explaining the coronavirus to children

Coronavirus. A Book for ChildrenAxel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for primary school age children, free for anyone to read on screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures taken to control it.

๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฑ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐Ÿต ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฑ๐˜€:

โ€ข What is the coronavirus?
โ€ข How do you catch the coronavirus?
โ€ข What happens if you catch the coronavirus?
โ€ข Why are people worried about catching the coronavirus?
โ€ข Is there a cure for the coronavirus?
โ€ข Why are some places we normally go to closed?
โ€ข What can I do to help?
โ€ข Whatโ€™s going to happen next?

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Tintin in Tibet

Tintin in Tibet
by Hergรฉ

The classic graphic novel–part of The Adventures of Tintin. Wonderful books for children and adults.

Playing and Reality
Author: D.W. Winnicott

Remarkable book by one of the all-time leading therapistsโ€”Donald Winnicott. This book discusses the origins of creativity and how we can develop it within ourselves and others.

Emotional Muscle: Strong Parents, Strong Children
Authors: Kerry Kelly Novick & Jack Novick PHD

Marvelous resource with practical tips for parents, grandparents, or anyone caring for young children.

Interesting side noteโ€”Kerry Kelly Novick is the daughter of Gene Kelly.

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