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Freud : the making of an illusion / Frederick Crews.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 150.1952 CRE (Text) 36626103878773 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781627797177
  • ISBN: 1627797173
  • Physical Description: xvi, 746 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company, c2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [667]-730) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part one: Sigmund the unready. Between identities -- Getting by -- Forsaking all others -- Part two: The first temptation. White magic -- A friend in need -- The wrong discoverer -- Expert judgments -- The survivor -- Exit, pursued -- Part three: Blind submission. A French connection -- The travesty -- Attachment therapy -- In dubious battle -- Part four: Playing doctor. Medicine man -- Tending to goldfish -- Lessons taken and applied -- Traumas on demand -- Part five: His turn to shine. Now or never -- The founding deception -- Adjusting the record -- Narrative truth -- Arraying the neuroses -- Part six: Off the deep end. The secret sharer -- The Freudian neuron -- Diminished capacity -- Dire therapy -- Self-seduced -- The breakthrough that wasn't -- The labyrinth of reproaches -- Part seven: Little big man. Wishing makes it so -- Sexual healing -- The unborn avenger -- Girl trouble -- A law unto himself -- Imposing his will -- Appendix: Are we being Freudian yet?
Summary, etc.: An assessment of psychoanalysis and the views of its creator reveals Sigmund Freud's blunders with patients, his misunderstandings about the psychological controversies of his time, and how he advanced his career on the appropriated findings of others.
Subject: Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939
Psychology > History
Psychoanalysis > History
Genre: Biographies
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