Karl Abraham

Karl Abraham

was an early important and influential German psychoanalyst, and a collaborator of Sigmund Freud, who called him his 'best pupil'
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]
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]
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]
Anyone who is interested in the psychology of children will have observed that whereas one child will resist temptation or seduction, another will easily yield to it. There are children who will hardly oppose any resistance to the invitation of an unknown person to follow him; others who react in an opposite way in the same circumstances.More Karl Abraham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When the depressive psychosis has become manifest, its cardinal feature seems to be a mental inhibition which renders a rapport between the patient and the external world more difficult.More Karl Abraham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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