Download Cassandra's daughter : a history of psychoanalysis by Joseph Schwartz PDF

By Joseph Schwartz

Psychoanalysis is arguably crucial highbrow improvement of the 20 th century; phrases like repressed, neurotic, ego, and paranoid at the moment are a part of our daily vernacular. In Cassandra's Daughter, Joseph Schwartz provides the historical past of psychoanalysis from its origins within the nineteenth-century to the current day. Schwartz explains the pre-Freudian methods to psychological disorder, Freud's personal theories, and the controversies provoked by way of Freudian inspiration within the analytic group. He then specializes in Freud's colleagues, opponents, successors, and detractors together with Carl Jung, Alfred Adler, Harry Stack Sullivan, Melanie Klein, and Erich Fromm. Schwartz contextualizes rival faculties and interpretations in addition to probing the connection among psychoanalysis, physics, and biology, whereas debunking the feedback that psychoanalysis isn't really a sound technology.

Show description

Read or Download Cassandra's daughter : a history of psychoanalysis PDF

Best psychology & counseling books

The Scientific Study of Human Nature: Tribute to Hans J. Eysenck at Eighty

Hardbound. This quantity is a Festschrift for Hans J. Eysenck at the celebration of his eightieth birthday. The world's major specialists within the box of character and intelligence have accrued jointly to honour the main extensively pointed out residing psychologist. every one bankruptcy describes first Hans Eysenck's contribution to a specific subject then what study has built from it, what types of amendments, differences or additions to his paintings are applicable and, eventually ideas concerning the way forward for the sector.

Small Molecule Therapeutics for Schizophrenia

The topic-related sequence issues in Medicinal Chemistry covers all suitable points of drug examine, e. g. pathobiochemistry of ailments, id and validation of (emerging) drug objectives, structural biology, drug skill of objectives, drug layout methods, chemogenomics, man made chemistry together with combinatorial equipment, bioorganic chemistry, usual compounds, high-throughput screening, pharmacological in vitro and in vivo investigations, drug-receptor interactions at the molecular point, structure-activity relationships, drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, removing, toxicology and pharmacogenomics.

The Wiley handbook of theoretical and philosophical psychology : methods, approaches, and new directions for social sciences

"The Wiley guide of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology offers a finished exploration of the wide variety of methodological methods used in the modern box of theoretical and philosophical psychology. The Wiley guide of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology provides a accomplished exploration of the big variety of methodological ways used in the modern box of theoretical and philosophical psychology.

Extra info for Cassandra's daughter : a history of psychoanalysis

Example text

T h e testes o f the eel p r o v e d to be a tedious research p r o b l e m relieved only by the o p p o r t u n i t y to visit Trieste to obtain the hundreds o f specimens he needed for the dis­ sections. F r e u d a b a n d o n e d zoology i n the a u t u m n o f 1876, after his second trip to Trieste, to become a research student i n the far more interesting physiology laboratory of E r n s t B r u c k e . N e u r o p h y s i o l o g y a n d n e u r o ­ anatomy were hot topics a n d F r e u d d i d well to gain entry to one of the leading research laboratories i n E u r o p e , H e was l o o k i n g for something more i m p o r t a n t to w o r k o n , that i n a careerist interpretation of his w o r k w o u l d serve to make his name.

4 A p r i l 1884 F r e u d w r o t e to M a r t h a about his intention to begin investigating it i n the hope that it w o u l d lead to something i m p o r t a n t and accelerate their marriage plans. I am also toying now with a project and a hope which I will tell you about; perhaps nothing will come of this, either. It is a therapeutic experiment, I have been reading about cocaine, the effective ingredient of coca leaves, which some Indian tribes chew in order to make themselves resistant to privation and fatigue.

T h i n g s were l o o k ­ i n g u p . Six days later, o n 26 J u n e , he wrote M a r t h a a nostalgic letter about his inaugural lecture to be given the f o l l o w i n g d a y . I am wondering who w i l l turn up at the lecture tomorrow. Strange to think that I shall be standing in Brucke's auditorium where I did my first work and with an enthusiasm I have never known since and where I had hoped to stand at least as an assistant beside the old man. A s p l a n n e d , F r e u d visited M a r t h a i n W a n d s b e k at her family's house o n the outskirts of H a m b u r g , spent six weeks w i t h her a n d showed up at the Salpetriere o n 19 O c t o b e r 1885.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.00 of 5 – based on 42 votes