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Unformatted text preview: From D reams to Symptoms, To Signal Anxiety to Neurotic Compromise, & Fat Lady Todays lecture 1.Dreams yours and Freuds 2.The Laughing Man and psycho-sexual development 3.Freuds tri-part theory of the mind 4.The modern version of Freuds Theory: Signal Anxiety and Compromise Formation 5. Applying Freud to Fat Lady , a case study by I rvin Yalom Having the Dreamer Interpret his Own Dream Freuds 3 Rules on Free Associating to Dreams 1.Do not worry about what the dream appears to tell us, whether it is absurd or intelligible, since it is not the unconscious meaning youre searching for. 2.Associate to element of the dream without judging the associations just keep the ideas coming. 3.Keep associating until the connections between the dream materials and the underlying thoughts emerge. Despite these rules, even the most willing patients find themselves stopping their associations, dismissing them as irrelevant. Or that they have no thoughts. Ah, says Freud, so theres some resistance to discovering have no thoughts....
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course HD 370 taught by Professor Segal during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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