Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To see the German word that Freud used to refer to a concept…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

Want to know the exact German word that Freud used to refer to a psychoanalytic concept? Move your mouse over a paragraph while reading The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud and a window will emerge displaying the text in its original German version.

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Bryan, D. (1920). Functional Nerve Disease. Edited by H. Crichton Miller, M.D., (Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1920. Price 10s. 6d.).. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 1:332-333.

(1920). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 1:332-333

Functional Nerve Disease. Edited by H. Crichton Miller, M.D., (Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1920. Price 10s. 6d.).

Review by:
Douglas Bryan

This is a symposium written by eleven authors.

Dr. Miller in his chapter on Physical Aetiology points out the importance of taking into consideration the physical as well as the psychical as a causative factor and visa versa.

Dr. Riddoch deals with Differential Diagnosis; this is the best chapter in the book.

Dr. Edwin Bramwell on Physical Treatment is inconclusive since in his conclusion he states that "most physical symptoms in functional nervous disease demand psycho-therapeutic care".

Dr. Prideaux on the Mechanism of Hysteria gives his and other views on the subject. He states on page fifty-two that "Freud's view is that the hysteric has inherited a psychosexual constitution with an excessive development of the sexual instinct". This is certainly incorrect, Freud has never expressed such an opinion. When a writer quotes other people's views he should give the reference to that author's statement.

Dr. Hadfield on Treatment by Suggestion and Persuasion does not bring forward anything new on the subject, but deals with it very well on the old lines.

Dr. W. H. R. Rivers in his chapter on Repression and Suppression somewhat confuses the reader by assigning definitions to the words which for the most part reverse their generally accepted meanings. It is difficult to see Dr. Rivers' motive for adopting this unusual procedure.

Dr. Maurice Nicoll writes on Regression which he deals with from Jung's point of view.

Dr. Miller has written a chapter on The Mother Complex. This is the most loosely written and unsatisfactory chapter in the book. Dr.

[This is a summary or excerpt from the full text of the book or article. The full text of the document is available to subscribers.]

Copyright © 2019, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.