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Sigmund Freud AKA Sigismund Schlomo Freud


Austria 1856 – 1939

Comments: unconscious mind ; repression; verbal psychotherapy; "talking cure"; psychoanalysis; use of free association; transference; dreams; libido; Jew who fled Germany at Hitler's rise; hysteria ; Oedipus complex; Broke with Jung over Occultism, which he saw as unscientific; castration complex; assisted medical suicide when oral cancer got bad; Cocaine; his preferred "talking therapy" has lost prominence in therapeutic techniques over the years; his ashes rest with those of Bram Stoker, Peter Sellers (comedian) and Amy Winehouse (RIP Amy), singer in England; fond of Cocaine;


Teachers: Franz Brentano; Ernst Brücke ; Professor Karl Claus, Darwinist ; Charles Darwin; Jean-Martin Charcot; Josef Breuer; Richard von Krafft-Ebing; Moses, who he identified as the Pharaoh Akhenaten or a follower of that brief monastic Egyptian period

Students: Carl Jung; Alfred Adler; Max Kahane; Rudolf Reitler ; Anna O"; Otto Rank; Tatiana Rosenthal; Sabina Spielrein ; Ernest Jones; Abraham Brill; George Beard; Lucian Freud, artist, grandson; Martin S. Bergmann aka Martin Shlomo Bergmann; Woody Allen;


Friends: W.H. Auden; Martha Bernays, wife; Minna Bernays, sister-in-law, possible mistress; Wilhelm Fliess; Wilhelm Stekel; Sir Samuel Hoare; Sir William Bragg; Foreign Secretary Lord Halifax aka Charles Lindley Wood, 2nd Viscount Halifax, author of Further Stories from Lord Halifax's Ghost Book, 1839 - 1934; Princess Marie Bonaparte; Salvador Dalí; Stefan Zweig; Leonard and Virginia Woolf; H. G. Wells;

Enemies: Frederick Crews; Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen;

Organizations: Wednesday Psychological Society (Psychologischen Mittwoch-Gesellschaft) later became Vienna Psychoanalytic Society;

Author: The Interpretation of Dreams, 1899; The Ego and the Id; Der Mann Moses und die monotheistische Religion aka Moses and Monotheism; many more, see Amazon link below


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigmund_Freud; http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=Sigmund+Freud; read his work free here: http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/f#a391; http://www.amazon.com/Sigmund-Freud/e/B000AQ8VV4/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1347294197&sr=1-2-ent ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moses_and_Monotheism ; http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/30/opinion/psychotherapys-image-problem.html ; you can listen here -http://librivox.org/author/312, but it is not easy listening; http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/01/surviving_anxiety/355741/3/ ; http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/thieves-steal-sigmund-freuds-ashes-21538957 ; http://www.salon.com/2013/08/16/10_famous_geniuses_who_used_drugs_and_were_better_off_for_it_partner/ ;