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Dora: An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria (Collected Papers of Sigmund… (original 1915; edition 1997)

by Sigmund Freud, Philip Rieff (Introduction)

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Title:Dora: An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria (Collected Papers of Sigmund Freud)
Authors:Sigmund Freud
Other authors:Philip Rieff (Introduction)
Info:Touchstone (1997), Paperback, 144 pages
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Dora: An Analysis of A Case of Hysteria by Sigmund Freud (1915)


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Interesting and enjoyable read. Exposes certain of what are, in my opinion, the shortcomings of the psychoanalytic mode of reasoning (e.g., and disagreement with an analysis is a resistance) and its general lack of a method that resembles hypothesis-test-refutation/confirmation. ( )
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"A Case of hysteria, popularly known as the Dora Case, affords a rare insight into how Freud dealt with patients and interpreted what they told him. The narrative became a crucial text in the evolution of his theories, combining his studies on hysteria and his new theory of dream-interpretation with early insights into the development of sexuality."--from back cover.… (more)

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