Decline and Fall of the Freudian Empire

Decline and Fall of the Freudian Empire

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Hans Eysenck was one of the best-known research psychologists of thetwentieth century. Respected as a prolific author, he was unafraid to addresscontroversial topics. In Decline and Fall of the Freudian Empire, he placeshimself at the center of the debate on psychoanalytic theory, challengingthe state of Freudian theory and modern-day psychoanalytic practice andquestioning the premises on which psychoanalysis is based. In so doing,Eysenck illustrates the shortcomings of both psychoanalysis as a method ofcuring neurotic and psychotic behaviors, and of the theory of dreams andtheir interpretation. He also analyzes Freud's influence on anthropology andhis alleged contributions to science.
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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 14mm | 381.02g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Transaction Publishers
  • Somerset, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0765809451
  • 9780765809452
  • 1,412,310

About Hans J. Eysenck

Hans J. Eysenck (1916-1997), was professor of psychology at the University of London and the director of its psychological department at the Institute of Psychiatry. Among his many books are Rebel with a Cause, Dimensions of Personality, and Intelligence, all available from Transaction. Sybil B. G. Eysenck, wife of the late author, is co-director of Personality Investigations, Publications and Services (PIPS), an organization devoted to the promotion of the writings and research of Hans J. Eysenck. She is the co-author, with Hans Eysenck, of Psychoticism as a Dimension of Personality and Personality Structure and Measurement and the co-editor, with Donald Saklofske, of Individual Differences in Children and Adolescents, published by Transaction.
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