The Essentials of Psycho-analysis
In this selection of her father’s writings Anna Freud has defined and included, in a single volume, the essential, irreducible elements of psychoanalysis. She begins with the most appropriate of Freud’s own introductory essays, The Question of Lay Analysis, and follows the sequence of themes that he adopted in that work—the meaning of dreams, the concept of the unconscious...more
Paperback, 608 pages
Published May 28th 2008 by Random House UK
(first published June 2nd 2005)
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Sigmund Freud, born Sigismund Schlomo Freud, was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist who founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology. Freud is best known for his theories of the unconscious mind and the defense mechanism of repression. He is also renowned for his redefinition of sexual desire as the primary motivational energy of human life which is directed toward a wide variety of objec...moreMore about Sigmund Freud...