A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis


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(3.5 stars; 22 reviews)

These twenty-eight lectures to laymen are elementary and almost conversational. Freud sets forth with a frankness almost startling the difficulties and limitations of psychoanalysis, and also describes its main methods and results as only a master and originator of a new school of thought can do. A text like this is the most opportune and will naturally more or less supersede all other introductions to the general subject of psychoanalysis. It presents the author in a new light, as an effective and successful popularizer, and is certain to be welcomed not only by the large and growing number of students of psychoanalysis in this country but by the yet larger number of those who wish to begin its study here and elsewhere. (From the Preface)

(17 hr 52 min)

Chapters

Preface 8:44 Read by ashleighjane
Introduction 24:41 Read by ashleighjane
The Psychology of Errors 33:28 Read by ashleighjane
The Psychology of Errors Continued 46:08 Read by ashleighjane
The Psychology of Errors Conclusion 53:15 Read by ashleighjane
Difficulties and Preliminary Approach 42:45 Read by Bruce Pirie
Hypothesis and Technique of Interpretation 31:31 Read by Bruce Pirie
Manifest Dream Content and Latent Dream Thought 30:34 Read by ashleighjane
Dreams of Childhood 25:48 Read by Martin Reyto
The Dream Censor 25:53 Read by Taliesin
Symbolism in the Dream 52:01 Read by bala
The Dream-Work 30:20 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Analyses of Sample Dreams 34:08 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Archaic Remnants and Infantilism in the Dream 31:55 Read by Daisy Flaim
Wishful Fulfillment 38:02 Read by Bruce Pirie
Doubtful Points and Criticism 31:42 Read by Bruce Pirie
Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry 35:20 Read by Bruce Pirie
The Meaning of the Symptoms 41:35 Read by Bruce Pirie
Traumatic Fixation - The Unconscious 33:01 Read by Bruce Pirie
Resistance and Supression 40:25 Read by Bruce Pirie
The Sexual Life of Man 41:17 Read by Martin Reyto
Development of the Libido and Sexual Organizations 46:55 Read by Martin Reyto
Theories of Development and Regression - Etiology 42:12 Read by Ramon Escamilla
The Development of the Symptoms 48:31 Read by Mike Pelton
Ordinary Nervousness 33:23 Read by Mike Pelton
Fear and Anxiety 43:03 Read by Peter Tucker
The Libido Theory and Narcism 43:05 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Transference 42:48 Read by bala
Analytical Therapy 39:52 Read by Bruce Pirie

Reviews

Amazing book!

(5 stars)

This book covers the lectures by Sigmund Freud. It is read by different readers. However, it is an excellent book.

(2 stars)

Not very accurate, narration is clear but often says wrong word.

Amazing style in explaining fundamental ideas in psychology

(5 stars)

excellent

(5 stars)

Amazing look into human phycology

Honestly?

(1 stars)

I don't think the author knows what he's talking about.