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Position Statements

Listed here are a number of position statements issued by The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) and adopted by the New Center for Psychoanalysis. Each statement is carefully developed by an expert APsaA Committee and reviewed by the organization's governing body. If you have questions about any of these position statements, please visit the American Psychoanalytic Association website or email APsaA at

Physical Punishment
Veterans Families
Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals in the Military
Gay Marriage
Patient Control of Computerized Records
Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan War
Essential Privacy Principles for Quality Health Care
Gay and Lesbian Parenting
Reparative Therapy

The full text is available from NCP at or from APsaA.