The Letters of Sigmund Freud and Arnold Zweig.

One name who is highly debated and criticized for his theories is neurologist Sigmund Freud.
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Sigmund Freud Life and Work, Volume Two: Years of Maturity 1901-1919.

Do not judge too harshly of a first attempt at picturinga thing so elusive as the human mind."--Sigmund Freud, (1940)


On FreudPsychoanalysis was given birth by Sigmund Freud at the turn of the century.

Sigmund Freud looked beyond the effects of behavior and explored the unconscious.
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The Complete Letters of Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess, 1887-1904.

(Freud is not enamored of America; calls it a "big mistake"
1877: He abbreviates his name from Sigismund Schlomo Freud to Sigmund Freud.
1939: Dies in London on 23 September.
1920: Death of daughter, Sophie.

The Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Sándor Ferenczi Volume 1, 1908-1914.
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The memory of the abuse must be unconscious
Evidence and Impact on Society
Freud did present his theory to society until it was accepted claiming that society was not ready to handle the clinical case stories about sexual abuse because of the manner they were retrieved
Freud later in a letter privately abandoned this theory in 1889 claiming it would never be accepted by society.

The Complete Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Karl Abraham 1907-1925.
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Freud felt that the Oedipus complex is ultimatelyresolved, at least for males, by "castration anxiety." The young boy fearsthat his desire for the mother will result in the loss of his penis, whichleads him, instead, to identify with the father.

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Central to Freud's theory is the "Oedipal complex." Freud discoveredthat, with many of his patients, conflicts arose during the phallic stage,which occurred between the ages of three and five.

Why is Sigmund Freud Considered the Father of Modern Psychology

6th International Psychoanalytic Congress held at the Hague (the first after the War)
1921: Publishes 'Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego'
1923 'The Ego and the Id' deals with a new account of the structure of the mind, revising the 'conscious/pre-conscious/ unconscious' distinction to be found in 'The Interpretation of Dreams'
Main theories Sigmund Freud developed:
Seduction Theory
The Unconscious
Dream Analysis
Psychosexual Development/ Infantile Sexuality/Psyche
Death Drive
Psychoanalysis/ Defense Mechanisms
Seduction Theory
Theory:
a repressed memory of an early childhood sexual abuse or molestation experience was the essential precondition for hysterical or obsessional symptoms, with the addition of an active sexual experience up to the age of eight for the latter.
This theory requires two conditions:
1.

Freud, Sigmund | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy


Sigmund Freud created an entirely new approach to the understanding of human personality by his demonstration of the existence and force of the unconscious.

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Parts to a Dream:
Manifest content:
what the dreamer remembers
Latent content:
the symbolic meaning of the dream/the underlying wish
Dream-work:
the process whereby the underlying wish is translated into the manifest content is
Condensation:
the joining of two or more ideas/images into one
Displacement:
takes place when we transform the person or object we are really concerned about to someone else
Secondary elaboration:
occurs when the unconscious mind strings together wish-fulfilling images in a logical order of events, further obscuring the latent content
Universal Symbols:
(possibility) something that occurs as the same meaning for everyone in a dream


Psychosexual Development
Infantile Sexuality:
Theory:
Freud believed that children are born with a libido – a sexual (pleasure) urge.