Encyclopedic Dictionary

IPA Inter-Regional Encyclopedic Dictionary of Psychoanalysis



Thesaurus of Psychoanalytic Terms

The Thesaurus currently offers over 2000 terms listed alphabetically in one of four languages with its correspondent equivalent in the other three.

Evidence Base

The Tavistock Adult Depression Study found that psychoanalytic psychotherapy can help people suffering from chronic depression, where other treatments, such as anti-depressants, short term counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy have failed.


Psychoanalysis in film, music and art. Visit the Virtual Psychoanalytic Museum.

E-Journal: Psychoanalysis Today

Issue Two: "Violence". Unbounded by a definition, violence calls for a singular debate in the psychoanalytic field, and is ample enough so that we analysts not abstain from discussions partaking of the spirit of the times. 


The IPA’s first webinar took place on 23 November 2016, on the theme of new communication technologies and psychoanalysis. More webinars are to follow this year.