Psychoanalysis as science

the Hixon lectures on the scientific status of psychoanalysis
  • 174 Pages
  • 0.67 MB
  • English
Basic Books , New York
Statement[by] Ernest R. Hilgard, Lawrence S. Kubie [and] E. Pumpian-Mindlin. Edited by E. Pumpian-Mindlin.
ContributionsHilgard, Ernest Ropiequet, 1904-, Kubie, Lawrence S. 1896-1973., California Institute of Technology. Hixon Fund.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 174 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13525976M

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Psychoanalysis, influential method of treating mental disorders, shaped by psychoanalytic theory, which emphasizes unconscious mental processes and is sometimes described as ‘depth psychology.’ The psychoanalytic movement originated in the clinical observations and formulations of Austrian psychiatrist Sigmund Freud.

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SCIENCE AND PSYCHOANALYSIS. Sigmund Freud defined psychoanalysis as the "science of the unconscious" (Wissenschaft des Unbewussten).The use of the German term Wissenschaft suggests a particular mode of understanding: Wissenschaft is constituted as a system of knowledge organized into a coherent and ordered arrangement of fundamental concepts.

Psychoanalysis was founded by Sigmund Freud (). Freud believed that people could be cured by making conscious their unconscious thoughts and motivations, thus gaining insight. The aim of psychoanalysis therapy is to release repressed emotions and experiences, i.e., make the unconscious conscious.

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My essay, “Psychoanalysis as Science” [1] makes two points. One, although ignored in the “Freud wars,” experimenters have in fact generated much empirical evidence for the validity of at least some of psychoanalysis’ theory of mind.Psychiatry is arguably the least science-based of all the medical specialties, and Freudian psychoanalysis is arguably the least science-based psychotherapy.

Freud’s theories have been widely criticized as unscientific, and treatment of mental disorders has increasingly turned to psychotropic medications and effective therapies like cognitive.