The Freud Reader - Chapter 2, Concluding Introductions & The Making of a Psychoanalysis Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2, Concluding Introductions & The Making of a Psychoanalysis Summary and Analysis

The analysis of and use of hypnosis is addressed. Freud believed that it was both real and that it had applications in psychotherapy. Charcot was one of of Freud's eminent intellectual mentors. Freud reports Charcot as having been attentive and a good listener. Charcot made progress in psychology because in his clinical practice he made numerous observations. He would order his findings and make efforts to test their validity within the practice. It is significant that Charcot was French and that he did his work in France. His students and his work colleagues were very obviously important to him. Charcot was able to decipher hysterical and neurotic symptoms in men and women. He admitted that he had simply overlooked a great many clues until sufficient thought led...

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