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Articles, Journals, Newsletters, Newspapers, Presentations

"All About Me!" - NYPOST.com - May 17, 2011 ... "Living in New York? There's a good chance you're a narcissist." By STEFANIE COHEN ... Psychoanalyst Joan Lachkar, author of How To Talk to a Narcissist, says New Yorkers Bernie Madoff and Donald Trump offer prime examples of ... NEW YORK POST is a registered trademark of NYP Holdings, Inc.

Chapter in Book - Jihad and Sacred Vengeance: Psychological Undercurrents of History Volume III, by Jerry S. Piven (Editor), Henry W. Lawton (Editor), Chris Boyd (Editor), Universe, Incorporated, 2002.

"Symposium: Islam’s War on Women’s Pleasure," reprinted from FrontPage Magazine, Joan Lachkar Ph.D. one of four panelists, August 6, 2010. Read it here.

"Mosquehattan," article by Joan Lachkar Ph.D. and Nancy Hartevelt Kobrin, Ph.D, published at FamilySecurityMatters.com, commentary on the proposed building by the Muslim community of a mosque near Ground Zero in New York. Read it here.

"Bomb Mom," article by Joan Lachkar Ph.D. and Nancy Hartevelt Kobrin, Ph.D, published at FamilySecurityMatters.com, in response to bomb-making article published in Al Qaeda's first English language magazine. Read it here

"Got Milk, Shiekh?," article by Joan Lachkar Ph.D. and Nancy Hartevelt Kobrin, Ph.D, published at FamilySecurityMatters.com, addressing a fatwa issued recently by an imman in Saudi Arabia that allows the breastfeeding of adult males. Read it here.

"Psychopathology of Terrorism: A Cultural V-Spot" - paper presented to the Rand Corporation's Los Angeles Terrorism Early Warning Group, Third Annual Conference, Terrorism and Global Security, May 8-9, 2008. Read it here

"Child Suicide Bombers" - Symposium conducted by Frontpage Magazine.com with Joan Lachkar, Ph.D., a licensed Marriage and Family therapist in private practice in Brentwood and Tarzana, California, who teaches psychoanalysis and is a much published and respected author in this field; Nancy Kobrin, a psycho-analyst, Arabist, and counter-terrorism expert; David Gutmann, emeritus professor of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago; and Dr. Anat Berko, Lt. Col. (Ret), a research fellow at the International Policy Institute for Counter Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.

Diamonds are Forever - "High Anxiety," by Joan Lachkar and Linda Allen Bakker for INSTOREMAG.COM, December 2007: The highly charged topic of jewelry and what happens to couples when they go to the jewelry store. Read it here.

"The Psychopathology of Terrorism: The Cultural V-Spot and Terrorism," presented to the International Psychohistorical Association (2006). Read it here.

"The Psychopathology of Terrorism: The Cultural V-Spot and Terrorism," published by Primal Psychotherapy Page, October 4, 2006. Read it here.

"Parallels Between Political Marital Conflict," Journal of Psychohistory

Revision of Narcissistic/Borderline Couple, book 2nd Edition, Taylor and Francis (2004)

Article - Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine, September 2004, p.327, quotes from The Many Faces of Abuse: Treating the Emotional Abuse of High Functioning Women

Article (Master Thesis) - "A Movement Study to Determine the Value of Dance Therapy as an Adjunctive Therapy," Thesis for the M. A. degree, California Family Study Center, 1980, 150 pp.

Article - "The Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Psychoanalytic Study." Dissertation for the Ph.D. Degree, International College, LA, 1983, 227 pp.

Article - "Narcissistic/Borderline Couples: A Psychoanalytic Perspective to Family, Therapy," International Journal of Family Psychiatry. (International Universities Press), 5,2, 1984, pp. 169-189.

"Narcissistic/Borderline Couples: Theoretical Implications for Treatment," Dynamic Psychotherapy: The Journal of the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, 3, 2,Fall Winter 1985, pp. 109-125.

"The Violation of Human Rights. The Quest for Understanding," Bulletin of the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute and Society, 72, Spring, 1985, pp. 17-21.

Newsletter - "Courts Beware! Narcissistic/Borderline Couples: Implications for Mediation," Conciliation Court Review Bulletin, June 1986, pp. 31- 43.

Article - "Implications for Mediation," Conciliation Court Review Bulletin, June 1986, pp.31-43

Article - "Narcissism in Dance: Choreography and Dance: An International Journal," 6, 23-30.

Newsletter - "Official Terror, Psychological Causes, Consequences and Remedies," Bulletin of the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute and Society, Fall 1987, p. 23.

Article - "Parallels Between Marital and Political Conflict," The Journal of Psychohistory (New York), 20, 3, Winter 1993, pp. 275-287.

Article - "Paradox of Peace: Folie a Deux in Marital and Political Relationships," The Journal of Psychohistory, New York, 22, 2, Fall 1994, pp.199-211.

Article - "Aggression and Cruelty in Cross-Cultural Couples." International Psychohistorical Association 21st Annual Convention. Fordham University, June 3-5, 1998. New York.

Article - "Aggression and Cruelty in Cross-Cultural Couples." Paris '98, The Psychohistory Congress, July 14-18. Paris.

Article - "Are You Being Emotionally Abused?" Article written about Many Faces in Celebrity News (1998).

Article - "The Incredible Shrinking Woman." (1998). Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, Vol. 13 No.22.

Article - "Subtraumatic Abuse" (January 1999). Redbook Magazine.

Article - "Emotional Abuse of High-Functioning Women: A Psychodynamic Perspective;" Journal of Emotional Abuse, Vol. 2(1) 2000. Haworth Press, Inc. View

Article - "Dance and Narcissism" (2001). Choreography and Dance, 2001, Vol. 6. Part 1, pp, 23-0. Harwood Academic Publishers (member of Taylor and Francis). View

Media Interview - MSNBC Interview with Jennifer Koeich.

Article - "The Psychological Make-Up of a Suicide Bomber." International Psychohistorical Association, Annual Convention. Vol. 29, No. 4 Spring 2002. New York.

Article - "The Psychological Make-Up of a Suicide Bomber." The California Therapist, Vol. 14, June 2 March/April 2002.  

Article - "The Psychological Make-Up of a Suicide Bomber." Journal of Psychohistory, Vol. 29, No. 4, Spring 2002. New York. Read it here

"Slobodan and Mirjana Milosevic: The Dysfunctional Couple that Destroyed the Balkans," A Psychoanalytic and Psychohistorical Inquiry by Joan Jutta Lachkar, Ph.D., submitted to the Essay Prize in Psychoanalysis and Culture, 2003. Read it here

Joan Lachkar and Peter Berton, "German and Japanese Reactions to Their Acts of Aggression During World War II: Applying Psychoanalytic Theory to History and Culture." Presented at the First Psychohistorical Convention in Amsterdam, 1997. (And the Sixth International Biennial Conference of Sino-Japanese Relations, Beijing, September 18-19, 2004)  Read it here

BOOKS OVERVIEW

Dr. Joan Lachkar is the author of numerous published books and articles including The Narcissistic / Borderline Couple, How to talk to a Narcissist, How to Talk to a Borderline, Common Complaints that Bring Couples into Therapy, and Courts Beware of the Borderline. For more, visit our Books section for more details and to order.