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Sigmund Freud

Examining the Essence of his Contribution

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 192
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Mind Shapers

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Paperback - 9781403999856

15 April 2008

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Ebook - 9781137081643

16 September 2017

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A beautifully written exposition of Freud's ideas and how they emerged from the zeitgeist of the age, Stevens offers students and general readers a stimulating and uniquely balanced assessment of Freud's work. He also...

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A beautifully written exposition of Freud's ideas and how they emerged from the zeitgeist of the age, Stevens offers students and general readers a stimulating and uniquely balanced assessment of Freud's work. He also examines its implications for society and for understanding the person. The best and most readable introduction to Freud available.

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Highly readable and authoritative
Provides a comprehensive critique including major controversies and a penetrating review of empirical evidence
Discusses how Freud's ideas can be understood in the context of his life, in particular, his personal and social situation 
Considers the wider implications of Freud's ideas for society and morality and the ways in which we can understand the human mind
Shows how Freud's ideas can be applied to the readers' understanding of themselves

Preface
Prelude: The Individual as Integrator
PART ONE: FREUD AND PSYCHOANALYSIS
Freud-The Man
The Unconscious
Psychosexual Development
Psychodynamics
Theory of Neurosis
The Practice of Analysis as Therapy
Freud's Progeny Developments in Psychoanalysis
PART TWO: THE
NATURE OF PSYCHOANALYSIS
Integration and Interpretation
Psychoanalysis as Science
The Significance of Meaning
A Personal Creation
Moral Implications and Social Impact
The Relevance of Freud Today
APPENDIX: EXERCISES IN SELF-AWARENESS
References and Notes
Index.
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RICHARD STEVENS was previously Head of Psychology at the Open University, UK, and has been Chair of the Association for Humanistic Psychology in Britain and consultant editor for psychoanalysis for the Oxford University Press Dictionary of Psychology. His previous books include Personal World and Understanding the Self. Dr Stevens broadcasts regularly on psychological issues.

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RICHARD STEVENS was previously Head of Psychology at the Open University, UK, and has been Chair of the Association for Humanistic Psychology in Britain and consultant editor for psychoanalysis for the Oxford University Press Dictionary of Psychology. His previous books include Personal World and Understanding the Self. Dr Stevens broadcasts regularly on psychological issues.

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