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Professor Gertrud Hardtmann

Dr Gertrud Hardtmann is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and Professor of Social Therapy at the Technical University Berlin. Her research has focused on intergenerational traumatisation after the Nazi Holocaust with special reference to victims and perpetrators; social training and group therapy with right-wing radical German male teenagers.


Past and present Confer events
Intergenerational Trauma Conference
Thursday 10 - Sunday 13 September 2009






Book of the Month
Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves...
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...