PUBLISHED PAPERS

Aviram, R. B. (2007). Object relations and prejudice: From ingroup favoritism to outgroup hatred.International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies. 4 (1), 4-14.
Aviram, R. B. (2006). Stigma and alcohol misuse during adolescence.International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 18, 27-30.
Aviram, R. B. (2005). The social object and the pathology of prejudice. In D. Scharff and J. Savege-Scharff (Eds.), The legacy of Fairbairn and Sutherland. (pp. 227-236). London: Brunner-Routledge.
Aviram, R. B. (2002). An object relations theory of prejudice: Defining pathological prejudice. Journal for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society, 7, 305-312.
Aviram, R. B., & Rosenfeld, S. (2002). Application of social identity theory in group therapy with stigmatized adults. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 52, 121-130.
Aviram, R. B. & Spitz, H. I. (2003). Substance abuse couple therapy: Clinical considerations and relational themes. Journal of FamilyPsychotherapy, 14, 3, 1-18.
Aviram, R. B., Brodsky, B., & Stanley, B. (2006). Borderline personality disorder, stigma, and treatment implications. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 14, 249-256.
Aviram, R. B., Rhum, M., & Levin, F. R. (2001). Psychotherapy of adults with comorbid attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder and psychoactive substance use disorder. Journal of PsychotherapyPractice and Research. 10, 179-186.
Aviram, R. B., Hellerstein, D. J., Gerson, J., & Stanley, B. (2004). Adapting supportive psychotherapy for individuals with borderline personality disorder who self-injure or attempt suicide. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 10, 145-155.
Hellerstein, D. J., Aviram, R. B., & Kotov, K. (2004). Beyond ‘handholding’: Supportive therapy for patients with borderline personality disorder and self-injurious behavior. Psychiatric Times, 21, 58-61.

PRESENTATIONS

Aviram, R. B. (Octorber 18, 2008). The relational origins of prejudice. Paper presented at the New Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Prejudice: Making a difference in Society Conference. New York, New York.
Aviram, R. B. (April, 2007). Object relations and large social group identifications: Clinical momentum in a diverse atmosphere. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Spring Meeting of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39), American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada.
Aviram, R. B. (March, 2006). Object relations and prejudice: From ingroup favoritism to outgroup hatred. Presented at the William Alanson White Institute, clinical services meeting.
Aviram, R. B. (December, 2005). Object relations and prejudice: From ingroup favoritism to outgroup hatred. Presented at the International Conference on Prejudice and Conflict. Salt Lake City, Utah. Awarded candidate paper prize by the International Association and Journal for the Study of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies.
Aviram, R. B. (April, 2005). Psychotherapy and Culture. Presented to Psychology Internship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. New York, New York.
Aviram, R. B. (August, 2003). The social object and the pathology of prejudice. Paper presented at the Legacy of Fairbairn and Sutherland Conference. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Aviram, R. B. (May, 2003). Adapting supportive psychotherapy for patients with BPD who self-injure or attempt suicide. Paper presented at the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration Conference. New York, New York.
Aviram, R. B. (April, 2003). Identity and culture in psychotherapy: Finding hope by discovering hopelessness. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Spring Meeting of Division of Psychoanalysis, American Psychological Association. Minneapolis, MN.
Aviram, R.B. (November, 2001). An object relations theory of prejudice: Defining pathological prejudice. Paper presented at the 7th annual APCS Conference for Psychoanalysis and Social Change. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Aviram, R.B. (August, 2001). Diverse approaches in treatment of couples with substance abuse problems (Chair). 109th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.
Aviram, R.B., & Spitz, H.I. (August, 2001). Substance abuse couple therapy: Integrating psychodynamic and relapse prevention techniques. Paper presented at the 109th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco.