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Depression and Melancholia

Seminar: Depression and Melancholia

February 02, 2013, on Saturday, from 12 p.m. to 16 p.m.
Psychoanalyst and researcher of psychology and philosophy,
Sergio Benvenuto (Italy) will hold a seminar on the topic
of depression and melancholy.

Seminar held at the International Institute of Depth Psychology
Kiev, st. Lavra, 16, MIGP
Entry to the seminar and additional information
tel.:. +3(044) 280 89 45

The program of the seminar:

12.00-13.30
The current state of psychoanalysis in the world.
The work of Freud′s "Mourning and Melancholia."
Prozac for Mayakovsky.
The triumphal procession of antidepressants - pills of happiness.
The antipsychiatry movement 60s-70s - Laing, Esterson, Cooper, Szazs,
Deleuze, Guattari.
The effectiveness of antidepressants, the placebo effect, the impact
of pharmaceutical business.
Statistics of depression in the world.
Genetic and humanistic theories of depression.

14.30-16.00
Useful features of depression.
Esthetic surgery of the soul.
Empire of happiness - the deletional of arming forms of life.
The modern civilization and strengthening of the super-ego.
The return to the desert of reality.

The address of the seminar:
Kiev, st. Lavra, 16, MIGP
Entry to the seminar and additional information
tel.:. +3(044) 280 89 45

Author and presenter: Sergio Benvenuto (Italy) - psychoanalyst, researcher
of psychology and philosophy of Italian National Research Council (CNR)
at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (Rome), the chief editor
of the "European Journal of Psychoanalysis" (JEP); member of the European
Institute of Higher Education on psychoanalysis. Author of many publications
and books on psychoanalysis.