Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To quickly return from a journal’s Table of Contents to the Table of Volumes…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

You can return with one click from a journal’s Table of Contents (TOC) to the Table of Volumes simply by clicking on “Volume n” at the top of the TOC (where n is the volume number).

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

Payne, S.M. (1933). Psycho-Analysis of the Neuroses: By Helene Deutsch. Translated by W. D. Robson-Scott. (Hogarth Press and the Institute of Psycho-Analysis, London, 1933, International Psycho-Analytical Library, No. 23. Pp. 237. Price 10 s. 6 d.). Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 14:272-278.
    

(1933). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 14:272-278

Psycho-Analysis of the Neuroses: By Helene Deutsch. Translated by W. D. Robson-Scott. (Hogarth Press and the Institute of Psycho-Analysis, London, 1933, International Psycho-Analytical Library, No. 23. Pp. 237. Price 10 s. 6 d.)

Review by:
S. M. Payne

This book consists of eleven lectures delivered by Dr. Helene Deutsch, the Director of the Vienna Psycho-Analytical Clinic, to an audience of students of psycho-analysis. In book form these lectures represent a valuable addition to the International Psycho-Analytical Library in so far as the need for a text book dealing predominantly with the clinical aspect of the subject in a wide comprehensive manner had not been met before.

The lectures are divided into three groups dealing with the psychoneuroses, preceded by an introduction on the part played by the 'actual conflict' in the formation of neurosis, and completed by an appendix on the subject of melancholia.

The first group of five lectures deals with hysteria. The subject-matter is in the form of case material illustrating an hysterical fate neurosis, and a wide range of hysterical conversion symptoms. The second group consists of three lectures on anxiety hysteria and phobia, and the third group is made up of two lectures on obsessional neurosis.

The Introduction is concerned with the 'actual cause' of neurosis. The English word 'actual' (aktuelle) has too often the meaning of real or true to be a satisfactory synonym for the meaning which it is intended to convey. In the present context, however, there is no danger of misapprehension arising, since Dr. Deutsch's treatment of her subject enables her to present three fundamental factors in psycho-analytical theory and illustrate their relation to each other and relative etiological importance.

[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.