By John Knight

The tale of My Psychoanalysis

Show description

Read Online or Download The Story of My Psychoanalysis PDF

Best psychology & counseling books

Handbook of Psychiatric Drugs, 2004 Edition (Current Clinical Strategies)

This compact instruction manual good points dosage, facet influence, and drug interplay info for all psychiatric medicines. It comprises info that's helpful to the psychiatrist, internist, and scholar.

Handbook of Behaviorism

Guide of Behaviorism offers a accomplished unmarried resource that summarizes what behaviorism is, how some of the "flavors" of behaviorism have differed among significant theorists either in psychology and philosophy, and what facets of these theories were borne out in examine findings and remain of use in knowing human habit.

The Sensory Order: An Inquiry Into the Foundations of Theoretical Psychology

"The Sensory Order," first released in 1952, units forth F. A. Hayek's vintage conception of brain within which he describes the psychological mechanism that classifies perceptions that can't be accounted for by means of actual legislation. In it, Hayek independently built a "Hebbian studying" version of studying and reminiscence – an concept which he first conceived in 1920, ahead of his research of economics.

The Evolution of Self Psychology

A different component to papers at the evolution, present prestige, and destiny improvement of self psychology highlights The Evolution of Self Psychology, quantity 7 of the growth in Self Psychology series.  A severe evaluation of contemporary books via Basch, Goldberg, and Stolorow et al. is a part of this activity.

Additional resources for The Story of My Psychoanalysis

Sample text

As Doctor Maxwell ffgured it, he was paid for about six hours a day, ffve days a week, at an average fee of fffteen dollars an hour. "Calculate it yourself for an average work year of forty weeks. The net income after deduction for rent and secretary isn't as much as most of the senior chemists at your company are paid," He spoke of a patient who had recently completed a successful period of treatment with him. He had been able to pay only one dollar an hour, but this man would probably become one of the best musicians in the country, now that his phobia about playing in public had been conquered by analysis.

My parents were Jewish. At the age of eighteen they had emigrated to the United States from eastern Europe. They met in the steamship office in Hamburg rvhen they were waiting for their tickets to be put in order. Later, in New York, my father stayed with a cousin, and my mother with an older sister. My father worked as a cutter, and my mother as a seamstress in a clothing-manufacluring company. 27 28 THE SToRY oF MY PSYCHoANALYSIS After a year they were married. The choice of a place to settle down and raise a family became a major problem.

The average doctor, thinking of three thousand dollars a year or even more per patient, makes the error of multiplying this ffgure by the number of his own long list of patients, instead of the six to eight patients a year an analyst can take on for prolonged therapy. Many doctors see six to ten patients an hour at three to five dollars each, and then add to their in- A TALK WrTH A PSYCHOANALYST 25 come large fees from surgical operations and maternity cases. They make the real money, Doctor Maxwell pointed out.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.84 of 5 – based on 26 votes