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]
Both dreams and neurotic dream-states have as their function the avoidance of displeasure, but the dream-states also serve to provide a positive pleasure gain.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]
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]
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]

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