Sigmund Freud Psychoanalysis

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Sigmund Freud psychoanalysis and mind theories Research Paper-Week 13 Jose Sosa General Psychology – 19240.201810 Christina Smith November 14, 2017 Contents Introduction 2 Early Life 2 What is Psychoanalysis? 2 Psychoanalysis 3 The three levels of the mind 5 Conclusion 6 Introduction Sigmund Freud is considered to be one of the most studied and respected historical figures in psychology. Freud has had a huge impact on the way we think today. He also is responsible for creation psychoanalysis. Sigmund Freud is even known as the “father of psychoanalysis”. Through endless contentious theories such as, the Case of Anna O, the Unconscious Mind, the Psyche, and the most infamous of his theories, the Psychosexual stage, Freud has generated many fans and supporters. His works has earned him a place in the list of psychology legends today. Early Life As a child Freud showed signs of becoming a prominent person in life as he was very intelligent. At just nine-years-old, Freud graduated from Leopoldstadter Kommunal-realgymnasium which was considered to be a top of the line high school in Vienna. Freud learned a total of eight languages consisting of German, Italian, French, Greek, Spanish, Hebrew, English, and Latin. After passing the Matura, an exit exam to graduate from high school, Freud then attended the University of Vienna where he majored in medical science and studied Philosophy, Physiology, and zoology. Freud then went on to pursue his medical career at Vienna General Hospital where he studied aphasia. His medical career, however, was short-lived as he then became a physiologist. What is Psychoanalysis? The one thing that Sigmund Freud is best known for is his development of Psychoanalysis. According to Oxford Dic... ... middle of paper ... ...ness Media/SpringerWienNewYork, Vienna. Retrieved from Luyten, P. (2015). Unholy questions about five central tenets of psychoanalysis that need to be empirically verified. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 35, 5-23. doi: Vickers, C. (2016, August). Explainer: what is psychoanalysis? La Trobe University: Christine Brett Vickers retrieved from Thurschwell, P. (2000). Sigmund Freud. Brighton: Routledge Riniolo T. (2004) when thinking goes bad. Schultz and Schultz. Prometheus books 2006 Cherry, K. (2017, June 23). The Conscious and Unconscious Mind. Retrieved from
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