#snfccAtHome Lecture: How do we talk to children about the pandemic

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), responding to the special requirements of the period we are going through, hosts on Monday, April 27 at 6.30 pm, through a live broadcast from the SNFCC Book Tower, Efi Lagiou- Lignos, who will talk about how the coronavirus pandemic affects young children and what parents can do to help them.

For more information about the event, read the lecture post at #snfccAtHome Διάλεξη: How we talk to children about the pandemic of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Psychoanalysis in the era of the pandemic (Republished from the website of the Hellenic Psychoanalytic Society) 2

Coronavirus: a Sphinx of our time

Anna Ferruta
Translation D. Malidelis
Clinical Psychologist – Psychoanalystς 
Member of HPA/ ΙΡΑ

Coronavirus: a Sphinx of our time

The introduction of the coronavirus in the thoughts that concern our daily life had resulted in awakening us from a prolonged dream that retained the fragility of the human displaced elsewhere (in children, in immigrants, in the populations of Africa) or considered it an exception for some less fortunate people who had been stricken with diseases (cancers, heart attacks ) and was often attributed to an unhealthy lifestyle or various environmental hazards.

The disorganization and the fragility of the human condition Continue reading “Psychoanalysis in the era of the pandemic (Republished from the website of the Hellenic Psychoanalytic Society) 2”

Psychoanalysis in the era of the pandemic (Republished from the website of the Hellenic Psychoanalytic Society) 1

Advice for parents of young children in the pandemic season

(Written by Joy D. Osofsky, PhD & Harold J. Osofsky. M.D., Ph.D. ‘Terrorism and Disaster Coalition for Child and Family Resilience’). This text was published on the website of the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA) and translated into Greek by Amina Moskoff, a clinical psychologist and a candidate member of the Hellenic Psychoanalytic Society.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) is a pandemic. Fortunately, very few children have become ill and the majority of them are mild cases. However, what greatly affects children is the quarantine and stress of the parents and the adults who surround them in general. Adults tend to believe that children do not realize the changes and the pervasive stress that prevails, and tend to ignore their great observation and sensitivity to what is happening around them. Let’s look at some of the ways children react and how we can help them. Common childhood trauma reactions: Continue reading “Psychoanalysis in the era of the pandemic (Republished from the website of the Hellenic Psychoanalytic Society) 1”