Sigmund Freud 's Theory Of Psychology

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Freud Sigmund

Yifan Wang
Current issues in history

Vanier College
2014-11-11

Freud Sigmund In the 19th century, people progressed toward a new era of scientific revolution with new inventions and technologies. Doctors find treatment to heal cancer and people lives longer than before. On the other hand, Freud Sigmund the Jewish psychiatrist offered a new cure to mental illness that individual suffers from (The European Graduate School, 2012). Although he may have the most of influence in the field of psychology, his theories are still a controversial issue today. While many of his followers consider he is the greatest psychiatrist, many of his contemporaries judge his ideas are insane. Psychology is an interesting field because our mind is not fully explored like human anatomy and not all theory can be proven by science. This essay will begin with his biography explaining how he comes up with his theories and discuss his main concept on unconsciousness and sexual behaviour. Lastly, briefly go through his psychoanalysis techniques. Freud develops his concept on psychoanalysis from what he had experienced. Known as the father of psychoanalysis, Freud is born in 1856 in Austria, given the name Sigismund Schlomo Freud (The European Graduate School, 2012). Freud Sigmund suffered from losses during his childhood that cause his anxiety later in life. He experienced his first lost when his young brother died before one year old. Later, Freud’s nursemaid was send to…
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