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Psychoanalysis

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

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'Affect in the Dream', 192110

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/4/20
Scope and Contents

This article applies the theories of Freud to cases of neurosis where the patient has nightmares about battle.

Dates: 192110
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'Constructive Delusions' by John T. MacCurdy and Walter L. Treadway, 191508

Reference Code: GBR/3377/JTMacC/2/4
Scope and Contents

This article makes case studies of the quasi-religious delusions of some patients who think they have messianic powers.

Dates: 191508
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Correspondence, 1904-08-31 - 1921-11-24

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3
Dates: 1904-08-31 - 1921-11-24
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Letter from Freud to MacCurdy dated 24th January 1916 discussing the impact of the conflict on Freud's work, 19160124

Reference Code: GBR/3377/JTMacC/1/2
Scope and Contents The 'Zeitschrift' is continuing, though reduced because of the War. Freud hopes that the continuing international interest in psychoanalysis, particularly in America, will ensure the future of the work. He comments that America could help to shorten the War if it wanted. Freud fears that because his school is based in Austria (an aggressor in the conflict) this has negative associations, noting that Jungian work fares better for being more associated with Switzerland, a neutral country....
Dates: 19160124
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Letter from Sigmund Freud to MacCurdy dated 31 August 1916 saying he would accept with satisfaction if one of MacCurdy's learned societies gave him honorary membership, 19160831

Reference Code: GBR/3377/JTMacC/1/3
Scope and Contents

Freud credits the hard work of colleagues who have been helping to keep scholarly periodicals going, and praises the published research of one or two colleagues in particular. He tells MacCurdy of the publication of his own 'Lectures on Psychoanalysis', which are coming out in parts. He encourages MacCurdy to send work for publication in the 'Zeitschrift fur Arztliche Psychoanalyse'.

Dates: 19160831
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Letter to Rivers from Allen Hurst, with thanks for sending a paper on Freud's theories, 1917-07-12

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/5
Scope and Contents

Hurst complains about the misuse of Freud's theories in the treatment of trauma patients, but concedes that Freud's theories properly understood are valuable.

Dates: 1917-07-12
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Letter to Rivers from C. S. Myers on 'shell shock' and repressed memory, 1917-08-20

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/13
Scope and Contents

Myers writes that he envies Rivers his freedom to publish his findings, since Myers was prevented by the military from circulating his work on 'reassociative' treatments.

Dates: 1917-08-20
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Letter to Rivers from H Crichton Miller thanking him for sending the reprinted article on Freud's theories, 1917-07-16

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/7
Scope and Contents

Crichton Miller is surprised that Rivers is against hypnotism as a therapy, since he considers it to be effective.

Dates: 1917-07-16
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Letter to Rivers from J. A. Rus about the element of trust required for effective treatment, 1917-12-09

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/17
Scope and Contents

Writing from Springfield War Hospital, Tooting, Rus expresses the view that patient trust is the most important element in a cure, even more important than clinical method.

Dates: 1917-12-09
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Letter to Rivers from Leonard Blumgart, a practitioner in New York, 1917-07-24

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/10
Scope and Contents

Blumgart asks if Rivers would consider entering into an exchange with him, since he has been following Freud's methods in New York for five years and would like to discuss results.

Dates: 1917-07-24
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Letter to Rivers from Maurice Nicoll with thanks for sending the paper on Freud's theories, 1917-07-16

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/6
Scope and Contents

Nicoll writes from the Empire Hospital for neurological cases at Vincent Square, Pimlico, and hopes that Rivers's work will influence young practitioners for the good since there are too many smug and complacent doctors who do not know how to treat neurological cases.

Dates: 1917-07-16
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Letter to Rivers from McAlpine on the nature of repressed memories and about the offer of a post for him at Chepstow, 1919-05-24

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/19
Scope and Contents

McAlpine reflects on the effectiveness of therapy he has undergone personally and talks about a possible new post at Chepstow, ending with the comment that he looks forward to seeing Rivers soon. See also McAlpine's earlier letter, WHRivers/3/14.

Dates: 1919-05-24
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Letter to Rivers from T. Percy Nunn with thanks for sending a copy of the 'Lancet' paper, 1917-07-26

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/11
Scope and Contents

Nunn explains his view that the distinction between conscious and unconscious ideas has been too much emphasised in the past, then goes on to praise Rivers for his 'admirable scientific attitude' and to offer comments on Rivers's other publications.

Dates: 1917-07-26
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