Is Freud worth reading?

I loved reading Freud. Do yourself a favor, and spend a couple months to read his first and most important work, The Interpretation of Dreams (1899). It will catch you by surprise, I declare. His work deserves more attention, so that it can one day be made into a science - as Freud hoped that it would.The fate of

Why should one read Freud?

Freud,as a psychoanalyst gave us theories that underpin various psychoanalytical studies.He was the critical founding father of the twentieth century who explored the landscape of the mind through hypnosis.He studied Dreams,subconscious,unconscious,ego,id and superego that were never earlier thought about. Before him,there was little interest in mental health and latent causes of psychosomatic health and related illnessses were largely

Does Freud still matter?

Not at all. Most of the theories of Freud are based only on Sexual instincts. Carl Jung , a contemporary researcher, who  came up with analytical psychology , the central concept of it is individuation.  He gave a broader perspective on the human psychology.  His idea was  libido was a important

Why is Sigmund Freud popular?

Sigmund Freud is so popular because he created the field of psychoanalysis. His erotic view on development (psychosexual development), and human unconsciousness is very unique which makes him a big portion of many psychology classes and a very popular figure in

In what order is it better to read Freud?

Reading Freud: A Chronological Exploration of Freud's Writings (New Library of Psychoanalysis Teaching Series) 1st Edition

Does Freud still matter?

Not at all. Most of the theories of Freud are based only on Sexual instincts. Carl Jung , a contemporary researcher, who  came up with analytical psychology , the central concept of it is individuation.  He gave a broader perspective on the human psychology.  His idea was  libido was a important

Is Freud worth reading?

I loved reading Freud. Do yourself a favor, and spend a couple months to read his first and most important work, The Interpretation of Dreams (1899). It will catch you by surprise, I declare. His work deserves more attention, so that it can one day be made into a science - as Freud hoped that it would.The fate of

Is 'The interpretation of dreams' by Freud still worth reading?

That depends on why you want to read it. "Freud for fun" is not a thing, so I'm guessing you actually want to get something out of reading the Interpretation of Dreams.It isn't worth reading as a Psychological book any more, no -- unless you are a student of

Was Freud an atheist?

Freud described himself as an atheist. He emphasized this in a book entitled, Future of an Illusion (1927). He regarded the concept of God as stemming from infantile memories of our fathers - our protectors when the world was mysterious. However, also in that book, he said that scientists do have

Why is Sigmund Freud popular?

Sigmund Freud is so popular because he created the field of psychoanalysis. His erotic view on development (psychosexual development), and human unconsciousness is very unique which makes him a big portion of many psychology classes and a very popular figure in

Why should one read Freud?

Freud,as a psychoanalyst gave us theories that underpin various psychoanalytical studies.He was the critical founding father of the twentieth century who explored the landscape of the mind through hypnosis.He studied Dreams,subconscious,unconscious,ego,id and superego that were never earlier thought about. Before him,there was little interest in mental health and latent causes of psychosomatic health and related illnessses were largely

Did Sigmund Freud suffer from a psychiatric disorder?

Cocaine addiction, mouth cancer, a physician-assisted-death-by-lethal-morphine-injections once the cancer treatments proved ineffective.Long term drug use, legal or not, has not been properly - researched. I saw, daily - over ten years, what legally prescribed fentanyl, oxycodone, and clonazepam do to a person... then, what a