Nouvelles & contributions
26/07/2020: The Empty Couch: Love and Mourning in Times of Confinement
A film created by Rosine Jozef Perelberg
This film is an homage of the British Psychoanalytical Society to frontline workers of the National Health Service (NHS), and to the solidarity expressed by psychoanalysts during these difficult times.
16/07/2020: 400 Italian psychoanalysts faced with the reality of Covid
Anna Maria Nicolò Italian Psychanalytic Society - SPI
In March 2020 the Italian State decided to lock down the whole nation because of the Covid-19 epidemic. In Lombardy especially, the wealthiest region in the country, the daily update announced a terrifying increase in cases and deaths. The intensive care units of one of Europe’s most industrialised regions were unable to accommodate new patients and it was whispered that health workers were being forced to choose who had the right to be admitted, which meant privileging those who were likeliest to survive. Televisions and newspapers bombarded audiences with their announcements of the worsening defeat by an invisible enemy never imagined before. The population was terrified and confused. Some colleagues had already contracted the virus, and most of us had started to work remotely...