Sigmund Freud
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Sigmund Freud

Austrian neurologist known as the founding father of psychoanalysis


Why is this person notable and influential?

Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?
University of Vienna
University of Vienna

Public university in Vienna, Austria

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious
  • Civilization and Its Discontents
  • Dostoevsky and Parricide
  • The Ego and the Id
  • Mourning and Melancholia
  • Das Unheimliche
  • Why War?
  • Sobre los recuerdos encubridores
  • The Future of an Illusion
  • Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality
  • Leonardo da Vinci, A Memory of His Childhood
  • Cinq leçons sur la psychanalyse
  • Moses and Monotheism
  • On Narcissism
  • Fragmento de análisis de un caso de histeria
  • The Psychopathology of Everyday Life
  • On Suicide: With Particular Reference to Suicide among Young Students
  • An Outline of Psychoanalysis
  • Cinq psychanalyses
  • Thoughts for the Times on War and Death
  • Entwurf einer Psychologie
  • The Question of Lay Analysis
  • The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud
  • Delusion and Dream in Jensen's Gradiva
  • Dream Psychology
  • Dalla storia di una nevrosi infantile
  • Studies on Hysteria
  • Introduction to Psychoanalysis
  • Medusa's Head
  • The History of the Psychoanalytic Movement
  • Beyond the Pleasure Principle
  • On Aphasia
  • The Interpretation of Dreams
  • Totem and Taboo

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