A psychoanalytic view of reactions to the coronavirus pandemic in China*
Published in 2020 in The American Journal of Psychoanalysis* 80:119–132
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*paper available upon request
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He has been an online consultant/lecturer and supervisor to the outpatient center at Wuhan-German Psychological Hospital for the past 7 years. He has been lecturing for 3 years at Shanghai Mental Health Center, both as a consultant to their inpatient eating disorders center, and as a general lecturer, online about psychoanalytic concepts.
Through the Harvard Medical School – Shanxi Medical University Project, he was appointed to a three-year post as Distinguished Professor of Mental Health at Shanxi Medical University in Taiyuan, 2018-2021 and has taught there in person and online.
He has also offered one-man, usually 3-year training programs online and on-site in China in Nanjing, Shenyang, Jiaxing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, and Beijing.
In the U.S., he is a Full Professor of Psychiatry at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA, and a Training and Supervising Analyst with the Contemporary Freudian Society in Washington, DC.
He is the author of 3 books (https://www.amazon.com/Jerome-S-Blackman/e/B001ITZ20K?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1596399099&sr=8-2), all of which have been translated into different languages. He co-authored Sexual Aggression Against Children with our ex-President, Dr. Kathleen Dring, in 2016 (NY: Routledge) https://www.amazon.com/s?k=blackman+dring&i=digital-text&ref=nb_sb_noss.
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*This paper, in somewhat different form, was published in the journal of Shanghai Mental Health Center, 心理学通讯 2020年 第3卷 第1期 (Psychological Newsletter 2020; 3 ): 72-76, in Mandarin Chinese, on March 1, 2020.
The paper is drawn from a lecture given by the author, online, to 150 professionals at Shanghai Mental Health Center (Jiao Tong Medical School, Shanghai) on March 3, 2020, at the request of Chen Jue, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, and Qiu Jianyin, M.D., Professor and Director of Shanghai Mental Health Center.
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