Freud: A Very Short Introduction
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) revolutionized the way in which we think about ourselves. From its beginnings as a theory of neurosis, Freud developed psycho-analysis into a general psychology which became widely accepted as the predominant mode of discussing personality and interpersonal relationships. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
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Chapter 1Life and character
Chapter 2From trauma to phantasy
Chapter 3Exploring the past
Chapter 4Free association dreams and transference
Chapter 5Ego superego and id
Chapter 6Aggression depression and paranoia
Chapter 7Jokes and The PsychoPathology of Everyday Life
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