Proposal Title

Applying Historical Examples in Psychology during the Time of Trump

Author Type

Undergraduate Student

Start Date

24-3-2017 1:00 PM

End Date

24-3-2017 1:50 PM

Presentation Type

Poster

Abstract

The current political climate in America is amplifying fear and anxiety among citizens throughout society. This study proposes to analyze a diverse field of psychological theories and models, along with their historical context, in order to answer the question, “What can mental health professionals learn from past hostile political climates, such as authoritarian governments and dictatorships, in the time of a Trump Administration?”

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Applying Historical Examples in Psychology during the Time of Trump

The current political climate in America is amplifying fear and anxiety among citizens throughout society. This study proposes to analyze a diverse field of psychological theories and models, along with their historical context, in order to answer the question, “What can mental health professionals learn from past hostile political climates, such as authoritarian governments and dictatorships, in the time of a Trump Administration?”