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What does IPA stand for?

IPA stands for International Psychoanalytical Association

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I think this publication, which was assembled by a committee of leaders within the American Psychoanalytic Association, the International Psychoanalytical Association, the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, the division of psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association, and the National Membership Comittee on Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work, is important.
One leading authority in the field today, Otto Kernberg, a psychiatrist and current president of the prestigious International Psychoanalytical Association, said the following about homosexuality in a 1997 lecture: "Is there a normal homosexuality?
The volume was assembled by work groups organized by a steering committee of leaders within the American Psychoanalytic Association, the International Psychoanalytical Association, the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, the division of psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association, and the National Membership Committee on Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work.
The crux of the BPAS argument is that a "true" psychoanalyst is someone who has undergone a rigorous training that includes intensive analysis of their own with a training analyst who is a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association, a society founded by Freud.