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Abrams, S. (2007). A Forward View: Celebrating the 150th Birthday of the Founder of Psychoanalysis. Psychoanal. St. Child, 62:3-17.

(2007). Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 62:3-17

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Sigmund Freud

A Forward View: Celebrating the 150th Birthday of the Founder of Psychoanalysis

Samuel Abrams, M.D.

The author notes that the two principal goals of psychoanalysis have always been the development of a general psychology and the enhancement of its clinical theories. Integrating the two would certainly be profitable to both, but the integration has been difficult to achieve. Teaching and learning are burdened by ambiguous terms, clinical controversies, the inclination to favor reductionism while putting constructivist thinking aside, and the sheer weight of the complexities of the human mind. Many of the writings of Sigmund Freud and Anna Freud provide opportunities to overcome these obstacles.

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