Over the next ten years

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Over the next ten years, from 1886–1896, Freud continued to develop his private  practice. By the beginning of the 1890s, his relationship with Josef Breuer, another  Jewish neurologist, had flourished. The two men had collaborated on the publication of  a series of case studies on their patients called  Studies on Hysteria.  This contained one  case study by Breuer and four by Freud. The case study by Breuer, on the patient "Anna  O.", is known as the first psychoanalytic case study. In it, Breuer discusses the  "cathartic method" he used to cure Anna O.'s symptoms by discovering, with her help,  the earlier, unconscious traumas that were associated with her symptoms. Although  Freud was enthusiastic about the new method, his emphasis on the exclusively sexual  causes of hysteria made his theories unpopular, not only with his superiors at the  University, but also with Breuer. From 1896–1901, in a period of isolation from his colleagues, Freud developed the 
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