2 August 2017

Religious Knives

Advance Praise “A very unique and powerful addition to our understanding of what motivates the use of terrorism as a political tool.” —Eileen F. Babbitt, PhD, […]
3 February 2016


1-Volkan, V. D. (1976). Primitive Internalized Object Relations:  A Clinical Study of Schizophrenic, Borderline and Narcissistic Patients. New York:  International Universities Press.  (Foreword by O.F. Kernberg). (Turkish Edition) […]
3 February 2016

Immigrants and Refugees (New Book)

Volkan, V. D. (2016- IN PRESS): IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES: TRAUMA, PERENNIAL MOURNING, PREJUDICE, and BORDER PSYCHOLOGY. London: Karnac There are political, economic, legal, medical, cultural and […]
26 October 2015

Life After Loss

Vamik D. Volkan is an Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Virginia, an Emeritus Training and Supervising Analyst at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, and the […]
26 October 2015

A Nazi Legacy: The Transgenerational Inheritance of Trauma, by Vamık D. Volkan

As a psychoanalyst, I have been actively involved in international relations since 1979 and have visited many areas where wars and war-like situations existed just prior […]