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Freud  n.  Sigmund Freud, the founder of the practise of psychoanalysis. Born 1856, died 1939.






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"Freud" Quotes from Famous Books



... suggestion does not represent to-day the last step of psychotherapy. The latest movement, which is entirely in its beginning, the development of which no one can foresee, but which promises wide perspectives, is connected with the name of Freud in Vienna. The entirely new turn of psychotherapy is given by the fact that his aim is not to overcome a symptom by suggestion but to make it disappear by removing the ultimate mental cause. He found that large groups of mental disturbances result from a psychical ...
— Psychotherapy • Hugo Muensterberg

... little surprised sometimes to find how commonly people suppose that when one is unable to accept their opinions one is therefore necessarily hostile to them. Thus a few years ago, I recall, Professor Freud wrote how much pleasure it would give him if he could overcome my hostility to his doctrines. But, as I hastened to reply, I have no hostility to his doctrines, though they may not at every point be acceptable to my own mental ...
— Impressions And Comments • Havelock Ellis

... he remembered his failure. "It's the ultimate, absolute alien, all right—the back of a man's own mind. It's Freud's unconsciousness, or id. The psi factor is controlled by that, and not by the conscious mind. And the id is a primitive beast—it operates on raw impulse, without reason or social consciousness. Every man's unconsciousness is ...
— Pursuit • Lester del Rey

... queried absently, looking up from a book, one of the latest untranslated treatises on the new psychology from the pen of the eminent scientist, Dr. Freud of Vienna, "what brings ...
— The Dream Doctor • Arthur B. Reeve

... as we know, are largely symbolic, the work of Freud and others having proved this beyond all doubt. It is highly probable that the ravings of delirium are also of this nature, though no one, so far as I know, has yet devoted any serious attention to their study. Certainly it is true in mediumistic phenomena; for, in trance ...
— The Problems of Psychical Research - Experiments and Theories in the Realm of the Supernormal • Hereward Carrington

... grosse traurigkeit— Laest den menschen keine freud, Wann verzweiflung angst und schmertze Fuelt das arme, ...
— Translations of German Poetry in American Magazines 1741-1810 • Edward Ziegler Davis



Words linked to "Freud" :   psychoanalyst, neurologist, analyst, brain doctor



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