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Brill, A. A. (Abraham Arden) 1874-1948

Overview
Works: 132 works in 723 publications in 4 languages and 14,506 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, tra, Speaker, Other, ed
Classifications: BF173, 150.1952
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Most widely held works by A. A Brill
The basic writings of Sigmund Freud by Sigmund Freud( Book )

28 editions published between 1938 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of the important writings of the nineteenth-century psychiatrist, including "Psychopathology of Everyday Life," "The Interpretation of Dreams," and "Totem and Taboo."
The interpretation of dreams by Sigmund Freud( Book )

92 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freud's classic study of dreams as subliminal expressions of unconscious thought and desires
Leonardo da Vinci and a memory of his childhood. The standard ed. translated from the German by Sigmund Freud( Book )

26 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and German and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leonardo da Vinci and a Memory of His Childhood (1910) remains among the most fascinating, though speculative, works of Freud's entire output. A detailed reconstruction of Leonardo's emotional life from his earliest years, it represents Freud's first sustained venture into biography from a psychoanalytic perspective, and also his effort to trace one route that homosexual development can take"Back cover
Basic principles of psychoanalysis by A. A Brill( Book )

29 editions published between 1949 and 1985 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Totem and taboo; some points of agreement between the mental lives of savages and neurotics by Sigmund Freud( Book )

42 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and German and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this controversial study Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) applies the theories and evidence of his psychoanalytic investigations to the study of aboriginal peoples and, by extension, to the earliest cultural stages of the human race before the rise of large-scale civilizations. Freud points out the striking parallels between the cultural practices of native tribal groups and the behavior patterns of neurotics. Beginning with a discussion of the incest taboo, he compares some of the elaborate taboo restrictions seen in these cultures to the scrupulous rituals of compulsion neurotics, who in a similar fashion are wrestling with the ambivalent emotions aroused by the incest taboo. He suggests that many of the rituals of culture are developed as psychological reactions to taboos, which prohibit the acting out of an infantile impulse that would be socially destructive. Freud concludes by invoking his famous Oedipal complex as the key to the development of culture. The repressed psychological urge to kill the father as a rival for the mother's affections is the underlying motive for the symbols and ceremonies of religion with its rituals of atonement and its notions of angry gods, original sin, and human guilt. Although Freud's theories are controversial today, this masterful synthesis and its undeniable influence on later scholars of religion, anthropology, and psychology make it a seminal work
Freud's contribution to psychiatry by A. A Brill( Book )

24 editions published between 1944 and 1972 in English and German and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A résumé of my own experiences in relation to ... psychopathology"--Preface
Lectures on psychoanalytic psychiatry by A. A Brill( Book )

33 editions published between 1946 and 1960 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jokes and their relation to the unconscious by Sigmund Freud( Book )

32 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Freud's most famous works, this 1905 study on the psychology of humor claims that comedy fills a subconscious desire to brush away inhibitions and feel pleasure. Here, Freud considers: the joke (or "wit") as a defense mechanism; dirty jokes; ethnic humor; the joke as a way to express suppressed thoughts and feelings; and the interplay between the id, ego, and superego in generating humor
Psychopathology of everyday life by Sigmund Freud( Book )

41 editions published between 1914 and 2009 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freud developed his system of psychoanalysis while studying the so-called borderline cases of mental diseases, such as hysteria and compulsion neurosis. By discarding the old methods of treatment and strictly applying himself to a study of the patient's life he discovered that the hitherto puzzling symptoms had a definite meaning, and that there was nothing arbitrary in any morbid manifestation. Psychoanalysis always showed that they referred to some definite problem or conflict of the person concerned. It was while tracing back the abnormal to the normal state that Freud found how faint the line of demarcation was between the normal and neurotic person, and that the psychopathologic mechanisms so glaringly observed in the psychoneuroses and psychoses could usually be demonstrated in a lesser degree in normal persons. This led to a study of the faulty actions of everyday life and later to the publication of the current text, a book which passed through four editions in Germany and is considered the author's most popular work. With great ingenuity and penetration the author throws much light on the complex problems of human behaviour, and clearly demonstrates that the hitherto considered impassable gap between normal and abnormal mental states is more apparent than real. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
Fundamental conceptions of psychoanalysis by A. A Brill( Book )

17 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brill, who largely introduced psychoanalysis to America, published in volume in 1921. Drawn from his lectures, but designed for the general reader and student, the book employs straightforward prose to cover subjects such as the cathartic method, the psychology of forgetting, wit, dreams and their types, insanity, the only child, fairy tales, art, and the psychopathology of everyday life
Psychoanalysis, its theories and practical application by A. A Brill( Book )

20 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brill, an active exponent of psychoanalysis, published this book in 1912 and dedicated it to Freud. Brill hoped to refute false conceptions of psychoanalysis and to encourage interest in Freud's works. Additionally, Brill applies Freud's theories of the neuroses, interpretation of dreams, sexual theories, and psychopathology to his own studies of patients in the New York State Hospital--studies that were to revolutionize mental health policy in hospitals and abolish antiquated approaches to the treatment of the insane
Psychanalysis [sic]: its theories and practical application by A. A Brill( Book )

40 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Now as there is a demand for psychotherapy the question naturally arises as to which is the method of preference. Without entering into the merits and demerits of the different systems of psychotherapy, admitting that in competent hands they are all good and useful, and that I myself employ them in certain cases, I do not hesitate to assert that psychanalysis is the most rational and effective method of psychic therapy. These assertions are not based merely on the reading of a few scattered papers, but on about six years of hard work and almost constant occupation with the subject. For it is only through hard work and long experience that one can acquire a thorough knowledge of Freud's psychology. The main object of this book is to present the practical application of Freud's theories in one volume, hoping thereby not only to remove many false conceptions entertained concerning psychanalysis, but to stimulate further interest in Freud's original works"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
On the history of the psycho-analytic movement by Sigmund Freud( Book )

27 editions published between 1916 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents a history of psychoanalysis from the perspective of Sigmund Freud. The history begins with Freud speaking on psychoanalysis at American University. He discusses the development of psychoanalysis and his role in its development in detail throughout the book. The book concludes with the statement that Freud believes he has shown that Jung's theory which desires to substitute psychoanalysis signifies an abandonment of analysis and a secession from it. He feels that men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea. They become powerless when they oppose it. Psychoanalysis will be able to bear this loss and will gain new adherents for those lost." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
Three contributions to the theory of sex by Sigmund Freud( Book )

28 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in English and German and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality is a 1905 work by Sigmund Freud which advanced his theory of sexuality, in particular its relation to childhood. Together with Interpretations of Dreams, these essays are one of Freud's most momentous and original contributions to human knowledge. In short, Freud argued that "perversion" was present even among the healthy, and that the path towards a mature and normal sexual attitude began not at puberty but at early childhood (see psychosexual development). Looking at children, Freud claimed to find a number of practices which looked innocuous
Psychopathology of everyday life by Sigmund Freud( Book )

5 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies on hysteria by Josef Breuer( Book )

12 editions published between 1936 and 1964 in English and German and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Studies in Hysteria is one of the founding texts of psychoanalysis, revolutionizing our understanding of love, desire and the human psyche. As full of compassionate human interest as of scientific insight, these case histories are also remarkable revelatory works of literature."--Jacket
The psychology of dementia praecox by C. G Jung( Book )

18 editions published between 1909 and 2009 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author shows that just as in normal individuals and in hysteria the complex continues to play its part in dementia praecox, and as it does in dreams, the psychosis tends to actualize the repressed wishes from normal life. The otherwise known absurdities and incomprehensibilities become quite clear; every case has its special interests and its own individuality"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
The basic writings of Sigmund Freud; tr. and ed., with an introduction by Sigmund Freud( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freud's principles of psychoanalysis by A. A Brill( Book )

7 editions published between 1949 and 1953 in English and German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new psychology of love by Sigmund Freud( Book )

5 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The essays in this book are written by a more than a dozen expert contributors, and address questions about defining love, the evidence for competing theories, and practical implications. Taken together, these essays offer a comprehensive comparison of contemporary data and theories." "As a follow-up to The Psychology of Love, which was published in 1988, this new collection engages with the many changes in the study of love in recent years. New theories are introduced, as are modifications to existing theories. Focusing not on a single point of view but on the entire range of current theories, The New Psychology of Love provides today's definitive account of the nature of love."--Jacket
 
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The basic writings of Sigmund Freud
Alternative Names
Abraham A. Brill

Abraham A. Brill psichiatra e psicoanalista statunitense

Abraham A. Brill psychiatre et psychanalyste américain

Abraham Arden Brill

Abraham Brill American psychiatrist

Abraham Brill American psychiatrist & psychoanalyst

Abraham Brill Amerikaans psychiater (1874-1948)

Brill, A.

Brill, A. A.

Brill, A. A. 1874-1948

Brill, Abraham Arden

Brill, Abraham Arden 1874-1948

Брилл, А 1874-1948

Брилл, А. (Абрахам), 1874-1948

Ейбрахам Брил

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בריל, אברהם ארדן 1874-1948

آبراهام بریل

إبراهيم بريل

ಅಬ್ರಹಾಂ ಆರ್ಡೆನ್ ಬ್ರಿಲ್

亞伯拉罕·布里爾

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English (523)

German (17)

Chinese (3)

Danish (1)

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The interpretation of dreamsLeonardo da Vinci and a memory of his childhood. The standard ed. translated from the GermanTotem and taboo; some points of agreement between the mental lives of savages and neuroticsJokes and their relation to the unconsciousPsychoanalysis, its theories and practical applicationPsychanalysis [sic]: its theories and practical applicationOn the history of the psycho-analytic movementThree contributions to the theory of sexThe new psychology of love