Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
Sigmund Freud's theories on the unconscious revolutionized the way we approach human behavior. This accessible and entertaining guide introduces Freud's life and ideas, including:
• Freud's early life
• The unconscious
• Interpreting dreams
• The Oedipus complex
• Case histories
Alan Porter also explores Freud's life as a scientist, the conflicts and controversies he faced when proposing his new ideas to his contemporaries and the ways in which his theories have influenced psychology today.
Including illustrations throughout, simple bullet-pointed summaries at the end of each chapter and fact boxes to highlight key information, Knowledge in a Nutshell: Sigmund Freud is the perfect introduction to the great psychoanalyst and his ideas.