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Portia Mellott Psychology Notes for the Freud movie February 15, 2009 Questions to consider: How did Freud’s position within his family influence his theories of psychology? (Most notably, his psychoanalysis). Sigmund Freud: Analysis of the Mind “the love doctor” 1938- age 81, recorded brief statement about his life: “I started my professional activity trying to bring relief to my neurotic patients. I discovered some important new facts about the unconscious… People did not believe in my facts and thought my theories unsavory. In the end I succeeded… but the struggle is not yet over” May 6, 1856 in Freiburg. Jewish lawmaker father. Confusing place to grow up in because he has two-half brothers and they are old enough to be his fathers. When he was 2, a brother Julius was born and died 6 months later. 1860- move to Vienna to the jewish ghetto. 5 sisters and a brother. Sigmund had his own room to study and read… very spoiled and believed in be ‘golden’. By 12, he was fluent in 6 languages and reading Shakespeare. Took record of all his dreams. Sigmund hated anti-semitic, and would behave differently if someone told him to get off the pavement like his father. 1873- medical school at university of Vienna… became a doctor only because of money.
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