Saturday August 28th 2010

Thought for the Day

“The first human being who hurled an insult
instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.”

~ Sigmund Freud



Sigmund Freud*Sigismund Schlomo Freud

Born: 6 May 1856 P?íbor, Moravia, Austrian Empire (now the Czech Republic)
Died: 23 September 1939 (aged 83) London, England, UK

A Jewish Austrian neurologist who founded the psychoanalytic school of psychiatry. Freud is best known for his theories of the unconscious mind and the defense mechanism of repression, and for creating the clinical practice of psychoanalysis for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient, technically referred to as an “analysand”, and a psychoanalyst.

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