A physician in Vienna, Austria, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, who founded psychoanalysis and developed the theory of the Oedipus complex. He believed that psychological problems could be traced to repressed childhood experiences, particularly to repressed sexual desires. He also argued that dreams provide clues to the nature of psychological problems. His theories introduced concepts such as those of the id and superego into the language of psychiatry.
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It was as if he were saying, give them a little Freud, maybe they'll let me alone.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This inner world, as Freud and others had previously suggested, was a fiction of repressed fantasies, dreams, and visions.Joseph O'Neill's 'The Dog' Has a Dystopian Dubai as Modernity's Stand-In|J.P. O’Malley|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the early 1900s, Sigmund Freud began to explore in earnest the similarities between neurotic behavior and ritual.The Midichlorians Made Me Do It: Can Microbes Explain Religion?|Michael Schulson|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Freud coined the term to describe the uncomfortable feeling of the familiar suddenly turned foreign.The Fiction Writer Shirley Jackson Stars in Her Own Novel|Hugh Ryan|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Steve Sigmund, a crisis communications expert said that Vogue would be wise to ride out the storm.
He has attempted in an artistic way to get beneath what Freud calls the "Psychic Censor" which edits all our suppressed desires.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
Stekel,41 one of Freud's pupils, in an elaborate monograph, also lays stress on the sexual factor of the anxiety-neurosis.
It is only fair to admit that Margaret seems to have been a Freudian herself long before there was a Freud.Seeing Things at Night|Heywood Broun
It is true that Freud and his followers report cases which they regard as proving their thesis.
When Sigmund was stricken in years, he went out to fight against the sons of King Hunding.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant