The Second Iranian Congress of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychotherapy


Congress of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Congress Message:

The 2nd International Congress on Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry will be held in Tehran, Iran, November 9 to November 11, 2016. The congress theme evolves around the notion of life against death, but is not limited to, “The Psychoanalytic Antidote to The Culture of Thanatos, Aggression, and Intolerance.” Papers in related topics such as the followings are considered:


  • The Courage to Live within the Limits of our Existential Condition

  • The Courage to Live one’s own Passions

  • The Courage to Mourn Rather than Wither Away in a Continuous State of Melancholy

  • The Courage to Separate from a Symbiotic Object

  • The Courage to Allow the Child to Grow as a Free Spirit Rather than as One’s Own Clone

  • The Courage to Live by one’s Conscience rather than by one’s Authoritarian Superego.

  • Psychoanalytic Resilience

  • Analytic Vitality and Deadness

  • The Culture of Jouissance

  • The Courage to be Analyst by Leaving One’s Own Narcissistic Needs outside the Therapeutic Situation.

  • Addiction to Violence and Addiction as a Defense against Aggression

  • Psychoanalytic Analysis of Contemporary Racial, Ethnic and Religious Intolerance in the World

The remaining time of the Second Congress of Psychoanalysis

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