Come participate in our discussion in Orlando!
Benign and Malignant Individualism
In American Culture: A psychoanalytically nuanced discussion featuring film excerpts from
“Up in the Air”
Section I, Division 39, APA
Division 39, Hospitality Suite
Friday, August 8:00 – 10:00 PM
Presenter: Albert J Brok, PhD
Discussant: K. William Fried, PhD
Chair: Albert J. Brok, PhD
Albert J. Brok, PhD
Benign and malignant individualism and the issue of deferred loneliness thru living in the moment,
The principal focus will be on some ideas i have been developing concerning the processes underlying what I have come to term the Internalization of “benign vs. malignant individualism” their derivation from both cultural and psychogenic identifications and their impact on and interest in, and desire for committed as opposed to momentary involvement with a autonomous subjective other.. Screening of the film. Up in the Air will be used to illustrate the issues
K.William Fried, PhD
Critique and Discussion of Dr. Brok’s Thesis.