Studies on Hysteria

Studies on Hysteria

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The cornerstone of psychoanalysis--and legacy of the landmark Freud/Breuer collaboration--featuring the classic case of Anna O. and the evolution of the cathartic method, in the definitive Strachey translation. Re-packaged for the contemporary audience with what promises to be an unconventional foreword by Irvin Yalom, the novelist and psychiatrist who imagined Breuer in When Nietzsche Wept.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 144.78 x 198.12 x 22.86mm | 385.55g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • BASIC BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0465082769
  • 9780465082766
  • 824,132

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This cornerstone of modern psychoanalytic knowledge sets forth the cathartic method, in which patients' symptoms are cured as the recollect and express buried emotions.

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Table of contents

* Editors Introduction * On the Psychical Mechanism of Hysterical Phenomena: Preliminary Communication * Case Histories * Theoretical * The Psychotherapy of Hysteria

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