Freud+Outline - Personality Theory: Sigmund Freud Anna O...

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Personality Theory: Sigmund Freud Anna O Biography Born in Freiberg, Moravia 1856 (now Czech Republic) Moved to Vienna, Austria (age 4) Medical degree 1881 Residency in neuropsychiatry 1882 Cocaine “On Cocaine” 1884 Grant to study hypnosis in Paris with Jean Martin Charcot 1885 Possible sexual basis for neurosis Married to Martha Bernays 1886 Josef Breuer “Studien über Hysterie” 1895 “Talking cure” as substitute for hypnosis Precursor to free association Applies term “psychoanalysis” 1896 The Interpretation of Dreams 1900 Pinnacle of fame 1920s - 1930s Moved to London to escape Nazis 1938 Died in London due to cancer of jaw 1939 Overview of Theory 0. Criticized as deficient due to vagueness in operational definitions (i.e., difficult to empirically test theories) 1. Focus on early life * Reason does not rule behavior * Unconscious psychological forces are primary driver of human behavior
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course PSYC 2240 taught by Professor Mattheson during the Summer '10 term at Georgia Tech.

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