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Confer Speakers

Dr Aaron Denham

Dr Aaron Denham is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Northern Arizona University specializing in medical and psychological anthropology. He has researched and published on intergenerational trauma and resilience in a Coeur d'Alene Indian family and on the models and metaphors of mental health and healing in an Inuit community.

His current research addresses family sentiments surrounding child mortality in Northern Ghana and the role of divination in intergenerational relationships and meaning making. Dr. Denham advises various NGOs working in Africa, is an academic member of the Southwest Psychoanalytic Society, and a former child and family mental health counsellor.

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...