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General Psychological Theory

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s/t: Theories on paranoia, massochism, repression, melancholia, the unconscious, the libido, and other aspect of the human psyche.

Freud's stress on the sexual aspects of man's nature was not the only reason for his unpopularity at the turn of the century. He was attacked just as severely for daring to build his science on the basis of hypotheses that were contradictory to
Mass Market Paperback, 224 pages
Published August 1st 1963 by Collier (first published January 28th 1959)
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Erik Graff
Mar 20, 2011 Erik Graff rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Freud fans
Recommended to Erik by: Ann B. Ulanov
Shelves: psychology
I read this for Ann Ulanov's course on Depth Psychology and Theology during the second semester of 1974/75 at Union Theological Seminary. Some had been assigned, but, as usual, I didn't want to read just part of a book.

The book consists of fifteen essays composed from 1911 through 1938.
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Sep 12, 2010 Rahan Galileo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Psikoanalisa dan Freudian Slip.. Nice work Freud. Sayang, Jung, ga sebagus dirimu...
Erik Graff
Mar 20, 2011 Erik Graff rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Freud fans
Recommended to Erik by: Willard Gaylan
Shelves: psychology
This volume contains short papers published from 1908 through 1923 which I read while studying continental depth psychology at Union Theological Seminary in New York City.
Dec 28, 2011 Thalianorthside rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is pretty great. I had to re-read certain parts of it to understand it. It is definitely a book that improves vocabulary, as well as perspective.
Sep 06, 2008 Oscar rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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A couple of interesting points, but overall, intensly boring and a little self-indulged. I'm sticking with my young-adult fiction, y'all.
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Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, who created an entirely new approach to the understanding of the human personality. He is regarded as one of the most influential - and controversial - minds of the 20th century.

Sigismund (later changed to Sigmund) Freud was born on 6 May 1856 in Freiberg, Moravia (now Pribor in the Czech Republic). His father was a merchant. The
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“Neurosis is the result of a conflict between the ego and its id, whereas psychosis is the analogous outcome of a similar disturbance in the relation between the ego and its environment (outer world).” 17 likes
“A transference neurosis corresponds to a conflict between ego and id, a narcissistic neurosis corresponds to that between between ego and super-ego, and a psychosis to that between ego and outer world.” 16 likes
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