This book presents the early history of psychoanalysis, focusing on the network of psychoanalytic "filiations" and the context of discovery of crucial concepts, such as Freud's technical recommendations, the therapeutic use of countertransference, and the psychotherapeutic treatment of psychoses.
Table of Contents
Series Editor’s Foreword -- Preface -- Healing Through Love? -- “Healing through love?”: a unique dialogue in the history of psychoanalysis -- My grand-patient, my chief tormentor: a hitherto unnoticed case of Freud’s and the consequences -- Psychoanalytic Filiations -- The threads of psychoanalytic filiations, or: psychoanalysis taking effect -- Family tree matters -- Profession—psychoanalyst: an historical view -- Is There Still an Unknown Freud? -- Whose Freud is it? Some reflections on editing Freud’s correspondence -- Is there still an unknown Freud? A note on the publications of Freud’s texts and on unpublished documents -- Freud, Bleuler, Jung -- The story of an ambivalent relationship: Sigmund Freud and Eugen Bleuler -- A perfectly staged “concerted action” against psychoanalysis: the 1913 congress of German psychiatrists -- Freud and Jung, Freudians and Jungians -- Two Outstanding Followers: Sándor Ferenczi and Karl Abraham -- Dreaming of Freud: Ferenczi, Freud, and an analysis without end -- The significance of Ferenczi’s clinical contributions for working with psychotic patients -- Karl Abraham -- Karl Abraham and Sándor Ferenczi -- Epilogue -- “A fat wad of dirty pieces of paper”: Freud on America, Freud in America, Freud and America