Freud at 150: Twenty First Century Essays on a Man of Genius

September 21, 2007|
Freud at 150: Twenty First Century Essays on a Man of Genius by Joseph P. MERLINO
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The year 2006 marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis. To commemorate this event, the Austrian government sponsored a number of academic and cultural events. Among these was a historic gathering of representatives of the four major United States psychoanalytic organizations: the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, the American Psychoanalytic Asociation, Division 39 of the American Psychological Association, and the American Association for Psychoanalysis on Clinical LSocial Work/NMCOP. The essays presented by speakers from these organizations at the Embassy of Austria in Washington, D.C., survey the tremendous and wide-ranging influence that Freud had on history, contemporary society, culture and the arts. The essays form the centerpiece of this book. Complementing these wide-ranging essays are literary works and remarkable photographs of Freud, his family, colleagues and patients which were also presented during the commemorative celebrations of Freud in the United States and Austria.
Joseph P. Merlino, M.D., M.P.A., is Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis & Dynamic Psychiatry, one of the nation's four major psychoanalytic organizations. He is Director of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health at Queens Hospital Center in New York and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Mt. Sinai School of ...
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Title:Freud at 150: Twenty First Century Essays on a Man of Genius
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:208 pages, 9.05 X 6.01 X 0.56 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 9.05 X 6.01 X 0.56 in
Published:September 21, 2007
Publisher:Jason Aronson, Inc.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780765705471

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