Psychology Theories Sigmund Freud is one of the most famous psychologists to ever hit the study of psychology. His name alone symbolizes the importance of his theories, and the name that comes to most people's heads when saying the word psychology is Sigmund Freud. .
In the following paper, the reader will grasp the idea of psychoanalysis with the history, as well as examples of Freud's own psychoanalytic work. .
"Freud is important in the history of psychology, but he is more important in the history of ideas." His ideas have influenced literature, philosophy, theology, ethics, art, political science, anthropology, sociology, and the most of all psychology.
His theories and treatments were to change forever our conception of the human condition.
SIGMUND FREUD (1856-1939).
Sigmund Freud was born in Freiberg, Moravia, a part of the Austrian empire at that time, on May 6, 1856. Today it is a part of Czechoslovakia. He was raised in the traditions and beliefs of the Jewish religion. Freud considered a career in law but found legal affairs dull, and so, though he later admitted to "no particular predilection for the career of a physician" he chose a medical career. In 1873 he entered the University of Vienna but did not graduate until 1881. In the spring of 1884 Freud began to experiment with cocaine. He found that the drug relieved his feelings of depression, turned his bad moods into cheerfulness, and helped him work. During the years 1886-87 Sigmund Freud studies hypnosis as a therapeutic treatment. He published many articles and books in his lifetime. Such as "The Psychopathology of Everyday Life" in 1900, which explored everyday errors in speech, "A Seventeenth-Century Demonological Neurosis" during 1922 and "The Ego and the Id" in 1923. In coo!.
peration with Josef Breuer in 1895, and at the age of 39, Sigmund Freud publishes "Studien uber Hysterie" and for the first time he succeeds in analyzing one of his own dreams.