Fundamental Conceptions of Psychoanalysis (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Fundamental Conceptions of Psychoanalysis (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by A. A. Brill

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Brill, who largely introduced psychoanalysis to America, published in volume in 1921. Drawn from his lectures, but designed for the general reader and student, the book employs straightforward prose to cover subjects such as the cathartic method, the psychology of forgetting, wit, dreams and their types, insanity, the only child, fairy tales, art, and the psychopathology of everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411462625
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 08/09/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 356
File size: 382 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Abraham Arden Brill (1874-1948) was an Austrian-born psychiatrist who immigrated to the United States at age thirteen. He graduated from New York University and earned his M.D. at Columbia University, teaching at both institutions later in life. After studying with Jung, he became a prominent spokesman for psychoanalysis. He translated most of Freud’s major works.

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