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  1. Freud, Sigmund Freud(noun)

    Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)

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  1. Sigmund Freud

    Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist who became known as the founding father of psychoanalysis. Freud qualified as a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Vienna in 1881, and then carried out research into cerebral palsy, aphasia and microscopic neuroanatomy at the Vienna General Hospital. He was appointed a university lecturer in neuropathology in 1885 and became a professor in 1902. In creating psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst, Freud developed therapeutic techniques such as the use of free association and discovered transference, establishing its central role in the analytic process. Freud’s redefinition of sexuality to include its infantile forms led him to formulate the central tenet of psychoanalytical theory, the Oedipus Complex. His analysis of his own and his patients' dreams as wish-fulfillments provided him with models for the clinical analysis of symptom formation and the mechanisms of repression as well as for further elaboration of his theory of the unconscious as an agency disruptive of conscious states of mind. Freud postulated the existence of libido, an energy with which mental process and structures are invested and which generates erotic attachments, and a death drive, the source of repetition, hate, aggression and guilt. In his later work Freud drew on psychoanalytic theory to develop a wide-ranging interpretation and critique of religion and culture.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sigmund Freud in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

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    The numerical value of Sigmund Freud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Sigmund Freud in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Master Sigmund Freud once said that wherever I go, I find a poet has been there before me. This is simply because science either walks or runs but art has wings to fly!

  2. Stephen Jay Gould:

    Sigmund Freud often remarked that great revolutions in the history of science have but one common, and ironic, feature: they knock human arrogance off one pedestal after another of our previous conviction about our own self-importance.

  3. Bill Cosby:

    Sigmund Freud once said, "What do women want?" The only thing I have learned in fifty-two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that.

  4. John McEnroe:

    That's the part that gnaws at the players. I don't care if he throws a chair on the court or does what he does, the part that I have a problem with, and I am assuming 99 percent of the rest of the Tour do, is when you go out there and don't seem like you are giving an effort half of the time for whatever reason. I don't know why, I am not Sigmund Freud!

  5. Ian Shoales:

    Sigmund Freud was a half baked Viennese quack. Our literature, culture, and the the films of Woody Allen would be better today if Freud had never written a word.

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