He was a pioneer in the study of the human unconscious and the impact of sexual desire on human behavior, and his 1900 work The Interpretation of Dreams is arguably one of the greatest treatises on psychology ever written. But Freud recognized that it was not an easy tome to digest, and prepared this shorter, more accessible version.First published in 1914, On Dreams is a highly readable introduction to Freud's theories on one of the most mysterious aspects of the human mind. He discusses: the meaning of dreams the mechanisms of dreams dreams as the realization of unfulfilled desires dreams and repression three classes of dreams dream symbolism and more.Austrian psychiatrist SIGMUND FREUD (1856-1939) developed psychoanalysis-dialogue between doctor and patient-as a tool for understanding and curing psychopathologies. While some of his ideas have been supplanted by subsequent research and refinement, his work continues to profoundly influence the sciences and the humanities alike.
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Dreams Have a MeaningAnalysis of a DreamManifest and Latent Content of Dreams
The Dream as Realisation of Unfulfilled DesiresInfantile Type of Dreams
The DreamMechanism ContinuedDisplacementTransvaluation of all Psychical Values
The DreamMechanism ContinuedThe Ego in the Dream
The DreamMechanism ContinuedRegard for Intelligibility
Relation of Dreams to Other Unconscious Mental ProcessesRepression
Three Classes of Dreams
Why the Dream Disguises the Desiresthe Censorship
The Dream the Guardian of Sleep
Dream SymbolismMyths and Folklore
Elements Common to Normal and Abnormal Psychology
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