Why Are Vampires So Popular in Our Culture?

June 17, 2011
Eugenio M. Rothe, MD

That unusual topic was addressed by Dr Eugenio Rothe at a symposium at the recent APA meeting in Honolulu.

Why Are Vampires So Popular in Our Culture?

That unusual topic was addressed by Dr Eugenio Rothe at a symposium at the recent APA meeting in Honolulu. We’ve invited Dr Rothe to talk briefly about the appeal of vampires and what their popularity reveals about the human psyche. Dr Rothe is Professor of Psychiatry and Public Health at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, and Chair of the Scientific Programs, of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry (AAPDP).

Why Are Vampires So Popular in Our Culture?