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“Elective Mutism in Children:  A Difficult Problem for The   School and Therapist,” Medical Records and Annals of the The Medical Center, Vol. 61, No. 11 (November, 1968): 366-370. Olsson, P.A. and Kraft I.

The B.U.D. in Chronic Alcoholics and Its Resolution Through Psychodrama,” Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama, Vol. XXIII, No. 3-4 (1970):  84-90 Olsson, P.A. and Fankhauser, J.

“Nonverbal Techniques in an Adolescent Group,” International Journal of Group Psychotherary (April, 1972):  186-191.Olsson, P.A. and Meyers, I., 

“Psychodrama and Group Therapy with Young Heroin Addicts Returning from Duty in Vietnam,” Psychodrama and Group Psychotherapy, Vol. XXV, No. 4 (19973):  141-147. Olsson, P.A.

The Use of Pedagogic Drama in Psychiatric Education,” Journal of Medical Education, Vol. 59 (March, 1975) 299-300. Byrd, G.J. and Olsson

“On Trying to Practice What you Teach:  Who is Really the Teacher?” Voices, (Summer, 1975):  28-31. Olsson, P.A.

“The Use of Sex Therapy in a Patient with a Penile Prosthesis,” Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, Vol. L, No. 4 (Summer 1975):  305-311. Divita, E.C. and Olsson, P. A., 

“Erectile Impotence Treated with an Implantable, Inflatable Prosthesis",”The Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 241, No. 24 (June 15,1979):  2609-2613. Scott, F. B.., Byrd, G.J., Karacan, I., Olsson, P.A., Beutler, L.E. and Attita, S.I., 

“Literature and Drama in Medicine,” The Arts in Medicine,  Proceedings of a Symposium, Baylor College of Medicine, March 15, 1978.  Merrill, J. and Pokorny, A., Editors. Olsson, P.A.

“Psychiatric Evaluation of the Penile Implant Candidate,” in Sleep Disorders:  Diagnosis and Treatment.  Williams, R. and Karacan, I., Editors.  New York:  Wiley (1978): 395-399. Byrd, G. and Olsson, P.A., (Book Chapter 16) 

“The Expressive Arts Fields in Evaluation and Treatment,” in The Clinician’s Manual of Mental Health Care:  A Multi-Disciplinary Approach.  Moffic, S. and Adams, G., Editors.  New York:  Addison-Wesley (1980). Olsson, P.A. (Chapter 13)

“Adolescent Involvement With the Supernatural and Cults:  Some Clinical, Theoretical and Applied Psychoanalytic Considerations.”  The Annual of Psychoanalysis of the Chicago Institute of Psychoanalysis. Vol. VIII (1980):  171-196.  Olsson, P.A.

“New Uses of Psychodrama.”  Journal of Operational Psychiatry,  Vol. 114, No. 2 (1983):  96-102. Olsson, P. A. and Barth, P. A., 

“New Bottlers for Old Wine:  Adolescent Involvement With the Supernatural and Cults.”  In:  Psychodynamic Perspectives on Religion, Sect and Cults.  Halpern, D., Editor.  Boston:   John Wright (1983):  235-256. Olsson, P.A., (Book Chapter 14) 

“Complexities in the Psychology and Psychotherapy Of the Phenomenally Wealthy.”  In Last Taboo:  Money as Symbol and Reality in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.  Krueger, D., Editor.  New York:  Bruner/Mazel (1986):  55-69. Olsson, P.A. (Book Chapter 6) 

“Constructive Approaches to Counter-Transference in Couples Group Psychotherapy.”  The Journal of the Houston Group Psychotherapy Society. Vol. L, No. l (September, 1986):  57-67. Olsson, P.A.

 “The Terrorist and the Terrorized:  Some Psychoanalytic Considerations.” The Journal of Psychohistory.  Vol. 16, No. 1 (Summer, 1988):  47-60. Olsson, P.A.

“Psychodrama and Group Therapy Approaches to Alexithymia.”  In Group Psychodynamics:  New Paradigms and New  Perspectives.  Halperin, O. A., Editor.  Chicago, London, Boca Raton: Year Book Medical Publishers (1989):  169-180. Olsson, P. A. (Book Chapter 11) 

“The Terrorist and the Terrorized.”  In:  The Psychodynamics of International Relationships, Vol. 1, Concepts and Theories.  Volkan, V., Julius, D., and Montville, J., Editors.  Lexington, MA:  Heath (1990):  181-192. Olsson, P.A., (Book Chapter 14)

“Media power:  The Vietnam and Gulf Wars.”  Mind and Human Interaction, Vol. 3, No. 3 (May, 1992):  85-87.  Olsson, P.A.

“Our Deepening Crisis in Collegiality,” The Psychiatric Times, Vol. X, No. 1 (January, 1993):  7.

“Sobriety Shop - A Variation on the Magic Shop For Addiction Treatment Patients.”  In:  Psychotherapy, Psychodrama & Sociometry, Vol. 46, No. 1, (Spring, 1993) Rustin, T.A. and Olsson, P. A.

“A Psychoanalytic Study of Integrity, Inner Courage and ‘Good Character’”  Mind and Human interaction, Vol. 5, No. 1, (February, 1994): 34-42.  Olsson, P.A.

“In Search of Their Fathers-Themselves:  Jim Jones and David Koresh” Mind and Human Interaction, Vol. 5, No. 3 (August, 1994):  85-96.  Olsson, P.A.

“Shoko Asahara:  The Malignant Pied Piper of Japan.”  Mind and Human Interaction, Vol. 7, No. 2 (May, 1996):  54-63. Olsson, P.A.

“Time Compressed:  Psychoanalysis in the Days of AIDS and HIV.” J. Amer. Academy of Psychoanalysis, Vol. 25, No. 2 (1997):  277-293. Olsson, P.A.

PSYCHODYNAMICS of LEADERS and DECISION-MAKING, Monograph---“MIND & HUMAN INTERACTION vol 9 #3 , 1998  Olsson, P.A. with Volkan et.al. 

Review of “Millennial Rage:  Survivalists, White Supremacists, and The Doomsday Prophesy,”  by Philip Lamy.  Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1 (January, 1999):  107-111. Olsson, P.A.

"Cry wolf’ often:  Violence prevention at the mental health clinic.”  Journal of Healthcare Safety, Compliance & Infection Control, Vol. 3, No. 5,May 1999 p205-206. Olsson, P.A.

“A Psychoanalytic Study of Integrity and ‘Good Character’”,  JOURNAL of THE AMERICAN ACADEMY of PSYCHOANALYSIS  Vol28#3 , Fall 2000 p397-409. Olsson, P.A.

 "Grave Dangers From Bad Examples (Bullies and Arrogant "Celebrities") The Keene Sentinel March 20, 2001. Olsson, P.A.

 “Love of Community: My Experience as a Member of The Citizen Review Committee of The Houston Police Department”. HOUSTON PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY NEWS Vol. 3, Issue 6, June,2001, pp2-4.Olsson, P.A. 

 “The Mind Of Osams bin Laden : Ultimate Terror Cult Leader"  , Fall/Winter issue THE ACADEMY FORUM----of The American Academy of Psychoanalysis, 2002. Olsson, P.A. 

POEMS FROM THE COUCH and THE MINDEXPANDER {essays and short stories}  (E-books at publish@onemain.com) READERS NET Sept 2002. Olsson, P 

“The Mind of Osama Bin Laden, Terror Cult Leader”. Chapter #5 In, PSYCHOLOGICAL UNDERCURRENTS IN HISTORY, Vol#4  “JIHAD and SACRED VENGEANCE”. Eds. Piven,J, Ziolo, P and Lawton,H WRITERS SHOWCASE, San Jose, New York, Lincoln, and Shanhai, Sept. 2002 .iUniverse, Inc. pp99-116. Olsson, P   

"A Malignant Pied Piper: Osama bin Laden" Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, Vol.4, October 2002, pp465-467. Olsson, P.  

“Effectiveness of Talking Therapy”. Letter to the Editor, WALL STREET JOURNAL Fri May 31, 2002. p A11.  Olsson, P.  

“A Bad Trip Down Memory Lane”, THE NEW YORK TIMES, Magazine Desk, Sunday August 10, 2003 Sec 6, Col 4, p8. Olsson, P. 

BOOK REVIEW of, THE ART OF SERENITY: The Path to a Joyful Life in the Best and Worst of Times. By T. Byram Karasu MD, Simon& Schuster, New York, (2003), 243 pages. In, ACADEMY FORUM of The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry Vol. 47, #2---Fall 2003. p19-20. Olsson, P.   

“Fundamentalist Mentality and The Iraq War”. In: The ACADEMY FORUM of The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry. Vol. 48, #1---Winter 2004 pp 2, 3-4. Olsson, P.  

“A Doctor and a Lawyer Talk to Kids About Drugs”. In, ACADEMY FORUM of The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, Volume 48, #2 Fall, 2004, p5. Olsson, P.A. 

“The Rejection Slip Experience”. NEW AUTHORS JOURNAL. Issue 11 #4, Winter 2004, Pp 45-47. Olsson, P.A. 

The Psychological Effects of Movie and Television Sex and Violence onAdults: A Patient’s Mother’s Addiction to Television Violence”.  The ACADEMY FORUM of The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry. Vol. 49, No.1—Winter 2005. Pp. 20-21. Olsson, P. 

BOOK REVIEW of, PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY: A Practitioner’s Guide, by Nancy McWilliams PhD, The Guilford Press, New York and London, 2004. In, THE FORUM of The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, Vol. 49, No. 1---Winter 2005, Pp. 25-26.  Olsson, P.A. 

"Dog Day” short story appeared in, ANY DREAM WILL DO REVIEW. 2004 Olsson, P. 

“Elephant Lady” and “Successful Soul Mates” Short stories in The NORTHWOODS JOURNAL/Dan River Press, 2004-2005  Olsson, P.A. 

“A Modern View of ‘Courtship’: Good Husbands for the 21st Century” Article in SINGLE AGAIN online magazine. See archives, 2005. Olsson, P.A. 

MALIGNANT PIED PIPERS OF OUR TIME: A Psychological Study of Destructive Cult Leaders From the Rev. Jim Jones to Osama bin Laden. Publish America (www.publishamerica.com) , Baltimore. ISBN#141377668X,  Retail Price $19.95. Olsson, P (2005)

Poems Behind A Psychiatrist's Couch: Poetry by Dr. Olsson.  Red Lead Press (Pittsburg, PA. ISBN# 978-0-8059-8361-6  Retail Price $10.00 Olsson, P (2006)

Olsson, Peter “PR won’t stem terror-cult recruitment”. The Keene Sentinel, OP/ED,      10-10-05,  p6.


Olsson, Peter. and Khalid, Uday (2006) “Suicide Bombing: A Psychodynamic View”  THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PSYCHOANALYSIS AND DYNAMIC PSYCHIATRY  Fall 2006 Volume 34, Number3 pp523-535.


Olsson, Peter (2007) “Group Death Myths and Terror Cult Groups”. Journal of Psychohistory. January 1, 2007.


Olsson, Peter, A. (2007) BOOK REVIEW of Ronald Turco MD’s book CLOSELY WATCHED SHADOWS : A Profile of the Hunter and the Hunted. Book Partners, Inc. Wilsonville, Oregon, 1998. Appeared in the ACADEMY FORUM,  Vol. 51, No.2 , P24 ---Summer 2007.


Olsson, Peter (Nov 30, 2007) CULT OF OSAMA: Psychoanalyzing BIN LADEN and his Magnetism for Muslim Youth. Praeger/Greenwood, Westport CT. London. ISBN # 978-0-275-99989-6.


Olsson, Peter (Interview) MONADNOCK PROFILE: Psychiatrist has dedicated his life to “The Impossible Profession”. By Phillip Bantz, Sentinel Staff Reporter, KEENE SENTINEL, Saturday December 29, 2007.


Olsson, Peter “IDEOLOGY and AGGRESSION of Osama bin Laden” Chapter 6, pp 103-119. In: THE CRESCENT AND THE COUCH: Cross Currents Between Islam and Psychoanalysis, Edited by Salman Akhtar. Jason Aronson Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Plymouth, UK  2008.


Olsson, Peter  “THIRTY YEARS LATER: Thoughts About the Prevention of Future Jonestowns” In , The Jonestown Report #10, Fall, 2008. Editor, Fielding M. McGehee III, of The Jonestown Institute.  <http: //Jonestown.sdsu.edu >


Olsson, Peter “Racial Hatred and Shame Transcended”  ACADEMY FORUM of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry. Vol. 52, #1, Winter 2008. Pp4-5.


Olsson, Peter “Political Inspiration and Charisma Born in Prisons and Caves: Perspectives and Implications for Democracies” ACADEMY FORUM of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry. Vol. 53 #1 Winter 2008. Pp15-17.


Olsson, Peter “RETIREMENT: Some Thoughts for Young Colleagues”. ACADEMY FORUM of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry Vol. 53 #2  Summer, 2009.  Pp 19-20.


Olsson, Peter “In Search of NORMAL”

*Prepared at the request of The Swedish Psychiatry association for their magazine’s “Guest Editor” column. (Tidskriften  for Svensk  Psykiatri  #4 November (2009) pp 46-48).


Olsson, Peter  “A Dog Day at Psychodrama”  VOICES: The Art and Science of Psychotherapy Vol. 47 #2  Summer, 2011. Pp61-64.



Olsson, Peter. “Advice for Young Psychotherapists”. The INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of PSYCHOTHERAPY (The Journal of The European Association of Psychotherapy) Volume 15, Number 3, November, ( 2011).  pp 69-78.


Olsson, Peter IN MEMORIUM: PAUL CHODOFF MD. Academy News of The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry. Winter 2011-2012. P 9

Olsson, Peter  "MERE WORDS THAT HEAL and INSPIRE: The Resilient Personality and Creative Work of C.S. Lewis". In CSL , The Bulletin of The New York C.S. Lewis Society. July/August 2012 Vol.43, No. 4. Pp 1-10.

Olsson, Peter A Novel...  A BOYISH GOD (ISBN:978-1-62212-616-3)  Strategic Book Publishing, Houston (2013).

Olsson, Peter (2013) A Psychiatrist / Psychoanalyst Asks Barack Obama Six Personal Mental Health Questions.  OPINION In ACADEMY FORUM (of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry. Vol.57 No. 1 Spring 2013, pp 25-28.

Olsson, Peter (2013)  "Homegrown Terrorists, Rebels in Search of a Cause".. Middle East Quarterly Volume 20, Number3 Summer 2013. pp 3-10.

Olsson, P (2014) A novel. HOUSTON'S HOMEGROWN TERROR. Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Company, Houston, Texas. ISBN # 978-1-62857-992-5

Olsson, P. (2014) THE MAKING OF A HOMEGROWN TERRORIST: Brainwashing Rebels in Search of a Cause. ABC--CLIO, LLC. Santa Barbara, California. ISBN # 978-1-4408-3101-0

Olsson, P. (2014) The Real but Unmentioned Enemy in the "War on Drugs":Disorders of American Character. JOURNAL OF INFORMATION ETHICS. Spring 2014 Vol.23, No.1. pp 111-120. McFarland, ISSN: 1061-9321.

Olsson P. (2015)  "The Making of a Homegrown Terrorist". Psychiatric Times April 2015. Vol. XXXII, No.6. .Pp. 1,,5.