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
Wilhelm Fliess - This person was a Berlin physician. An unfortunate incident occurred in 1895 when Freud referred a patient of his, a female hysteric, to this person for an operation on her nose. Freud at that time subscribed to the theory that the nose and the sexual organs were linked. Because of his...
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