This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Josef Breuer - This person was an Austrian physician who co-wrote "Studies in Hysteria" in 1895. The findings were based on work with a patient referred to by the pseudonym "Anna O.," who suffered from hysteria. This character found that Anna O.'s symptoms were relieved after he put her in a state of mind resembling hypnosis and she described an early childhood experience that had brought on her illness. Anna O. called this process the "talking cure."
Brücke - See Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke
Fleischl - See Professor Ernst Fleischl von Marxow...
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