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“The Psychology of Immigrants and Refugees”

 Free Presentation at Waynesboro Public Library  (South Wayne Ave., Waynesboro, VA)

Wednesday, October 3, 2018  7:00 pm

Vamik Volkan, M.D., will discuss the psychology and mental health issues of immigrants and refugees, and of those who cross paths with them, along with the psychology of borders, from the Berlin Wall to Donald Trump. Volkan, an immigrant from Cyprus, is an Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Virginia School Medicine and past president of the International Society of Political Psychology and the American College of Psychoanalysts. His book, Immigrants and Refugees: Trauma, Perennial Mourning, Prejudice, and Border Psychology, was published in 2017.