Sigmund Freud


Born
in Freiberg in Mähren, Moravia, Austrian Empire, Czech Republic
May 06, 1856

Died
September 23, 1939

Genre

Influences


Dr. Sigismund Freud (later changed to Sigmund) was a 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.

In 1873, Freud began to study medicine at the University of Vienna. After graduating, he worked at the Vienna General Hospital. He collaborated with Josef Breuer in treating hysteria by the recall of painful experiences under hypnosis. In 1885, Freud went to Paris as a student of the neurologist Jean Charcot. On his return to Vienna the following year, Freud set up in private practice, specialising in nervous and brain disorders. The same year he married Martha Bernays, w
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“One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.”
Sigmund Freud

“Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.”
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“Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.”
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