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Origins of Psychoanalysis, Freud
September 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Wyman Classroom
First Year Adult Psychoanalytic Training (APT)
2022-23, 1st Trimester — Fridays, 3:30-5:00pm
Donald Schimmel, PhD
Christopher J. Keats, MD
September 16, 2022
- You will be able to describe the historical significance of Freud’s and Breuer’s famous case, “Anna O.”. You will also be able to identify at least one feature of Freud’s work with “Emmy von N” and “Elizabeth von R.”
- You will be able to characterize the “Constancy Principle.”
- You will be able to describe the “Cathartic Method” and how it evolved into “Free Association.”
- You will be able to explain the nature of Freud’s relationship with Fliess and Freud’s famous “Irma Dream.”
- You will be able to describe the historical significance of Freud’s “Project for a Scientific Psychology.”
Questions for week 2:
- What was the significance of the case of Anna O for psychoanalysis? (see pp.63-69)
- What was the significance the of case of Emmy Von N and of Elizabeth Von R? (see p.71)
- What is the Constancy Principle? (see p.80)
- What was the Cathartic method and how does it differ from Free Association?
- What was the significance of the Irma dream? (see pp.80-86)
- What was the Project for a Scientific Psychology? (see pp.78-80)
Gay, P. (1988) Chapter 2, in A Life for Our Time, pp55-102
Read pages 55-87.
Gay, P. (ed) (1989) “Anna O.”, in The Freud Reader, pp60-78
Read pages 61-78.