Freud: A Very Short Introduction

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OUP Oxford, Feb 22, 2001 - 176 pages
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Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) revolutionized the way in which we think about ourselves. From its beginnings as a theory of neurosis, Freud developed psycho-analysis into a general psychology which became widely accepted as the predominant mode of discussing personality and interpersonal relationships. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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Clear and concise intro to Freud. - Goodreads
Worst yet, it isn't a really short introduction. - Goodreads
A very critical introduction, and rightly so. - Goodreads
Short, clear introduction to the works of Dr. Freud. - Goodreads

Review: Freud: A Very Short Introduction (Meisterdenker)

User Review  - SVRosenmeier - Goodreads

With my understanding of psychology this short book gives a great introduction to the major theories of Freud AND a note on if they still holds ground or not. If the conclusions in the book is biased ... Read full review

Review: Freud: A Very Short Introduction (Meisterdenker)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

I'd be more inclined to rate this a 2.5. The writing was blah enough to make the topic itself meh overall. Worst yet, it isn't a really short introduction. While far from thorough, the "really" really ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Anthony Storr qualified as a doctor in 1944. He subsequently specialized in psychiatry, trained as an analyst, and taught psychotherapy at Oxford. His books include The Integrity of the Personality (1960), The Dynamics of Creation (1972), Jung (1973), Solitude (1988), and Music and the Mind (1992). He is an Emeritus Fellow of Green College, Oxford.

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