Karl Abraham

Karl Abraham

was an early important and influential German psychoanalyst, and a collaborator of Sigmund Freud, who called him his 'best pupil'
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]
A considerable number of persons are able to protect themselves against the outbreak of serious neurotic phenomena only through intense work.More Karl Abraham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The onset of mania occurs when repression is no longer able to resist the assaults of the repressed instincts.More Karl Abraham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A person who suffers from severe locomotor anxiety finds himself in an almost permanent state of mental tension. He wakes in the morning with the anxious expectation of having to go out somewhere in the course of the day.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]

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