A Brief History About The Death Of The Son Of A Clergy Man By Karl Gustav

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A brief History about the Theorist Born in…. in Switzerland the son of a clergy man, Karl Gustav Jung was a lonely child. Much has been written about his childhood isolation and the impact this had on his later theories, of the significance of he placed on the imagination and a deep need to connect to the greater whole to break out of his isolation. Jung was a highly imaginative and empathetic boy who was interested in philosophy religion and read widely. In 1900 Jung joined the staff of the Burghölzli Asylum of the University of Zürich and worked under Eugen Bleuler, who pioneered what are now considered to be classical studies of mental illness. Jung explored association tests with his patients and became fascinated by their idiosyncratic responses to his stimulus words. Jung concluded that the irrational responses were caused by emotional triggers withheld from consciousness because they caused moral or painful conflict. He noted that these associations were often unrecognised and describe these conditions as a complex.. Much has been written about his collaborations with Frued. Although a renowned psychiatrist in his own right, Jung and Frued worked together between 1902 and 1912 and much of his early work and theories endorsed Freuds findings. However their collaboration ended and a serious disagreement between the two came in 1912, with the publication of Jung’s Psychology of the Unconscious, which challenged aspects of Freuds theories, especially his insistence

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