The Virtual Couch : COVID-19 through a Psychoanalytic Lens, Paperback / softback Book

The Virtual Couch : COVID-19 through a Psychoanalytic Lens Paperback / softback

Edited by Sonali Jain

Paperback / softback

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This book is one of the first systematic examinations on the looming mental health crisis emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic from a psychoanalytic perspective. Bringing together practising therapists from Asia and Europe, this book:analyses themes like anxiety, depression, sexuality, loss and death through clinical vignetteshighlights how children, adolescents and adults have been responding to the pandemicexplores how personal and collective trauma are mourned, remembered, repeated and worked throughstudies deep-seated prejudices and fearsfocuses on how the pandemic has stimulated exceptional manifestations of human solidarity and creativityComprehensive and practical, this book will be an essential guide for mental health professionals, counsellors, therapists and medical doctors treating psychological trauma.


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