A Dream of Undying Fame: How Freud Betrayed His Mentor and Invented Psychoanalysis

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/25/2009
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group

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The fascinating story behind "Studies on Hysteria," the groundbreaking book that launched Freud's career and created psychoanalysis

Author Biography

Louis Breger is Professor Emeritus of Psychoanalytic Studies at the California Institute of Technology and a founding president of the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis. He is an expert in the field of psychoanalysis. He is the author of the acclaimed biography Freud: Darkness in the Midst of Vision. He lives in Woodacre, California.

Table of Contents

Exploring the Irrationalp. 1
The Vision of a Heroic Selfp. 5
A Scientist Treats the Passionsp. 21
The Talking Cure: Josef Breuer and Anna O.p. 29
Meaning Out of Chaosp. 49
Among the Afflictedp. 71
Freud's "Only Other"p. 83
Inventing a Universal "Scientific" Lawp. 91
Full Circlep. 99
Acknowledgmentsp. 119
Notesp. 121
Bibliographyp. 133
Indexp. 139
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