Freud: From Youthful Dream to Mid-Life Crisis


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Using revelations gained from recently published correspondence, this provocative biography sheds new light on current debates about Sigmund Freud's theories. The book demonstrates how giving up the seduction theory--that all neurosis results from the molestation of small children by their fathers--swept Freud into a mid-life crisis out of which he eventually fought his way through to the discovery of psychoanalysis. Examining the newly released, highly personal letters between Freud and his boyhood friend, Eduard ...

Freud: From Youthful Dream to Mid-Life Crisis 1994, Guilford Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780898622935