Karl Abraham

Karl Abraham

was an early important and influential German psychoanalyst, and a collaborator of Sigmund Freud, who called him his 'best pupil'
Psychoanalysts have been occupied for a long time with the difficult question of what the psychological conditions are which determine the form of the neurotic disease to which the individual will succumb. It is as though he had a choice between different illnesses and led by unknown impulses selected one or other of them.More Karl Abraham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The myth is a surviving fragment of the psychic life of the infancy of the race whilst the dream is the myth of the individual.More Karl Abraham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Whereas the melancholic exhibits a state of general inhibition, in the manic patient even normal inhibitions of the instincts are partly or wholly abolished.More Karl Abraham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Psychoanalytic investigation has shown that in mental patients excessive affection often turns to violent hostility.More Karl Abraham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Even in my first analysis of a depressive psychosis, I was immediately struck by its structural similarity with obsessional neurosis.More Karl Abraham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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