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Sigisimund Freud

This is the subject of the book. He was born in Freiberg in Moravia. Moravia was included and renamed Czechoslovakia during Sigmund Freud's life. He is often called Sigmund in America. He was born May 6, 1856. He died September 23, 1923. When he was still very young, his family moved him to Vienna, Austria. He received his education there and conducted the vast majority of his professional life there as well. He was not the first to continue the development of psychology, but was one of the earliest workers to transform this questionable idea into a real science and into an actually effective portion of practical medicine. He was mentored by eminent men and once established he brought others up after him. He also did this in his family. In fact, one of his daughters appeared to have arrived with the most suitable gift - the knack for psychology and...

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