Michael Oren speculates that Obama’s conciliatory policy toward the Muslim world is rooted in ‘daddy issues.’ That’s not professional psychoanalysis — it’s cheap gossip, Lisa Goldman writes.
The Anti-Defamation League criticized Michael Oren, Israel’s former ambassador to the United States, for an “insensitive and unjustified” attack on President Barack Obama.
Meet the Freuds of Cleveland: Anny Katan was a trailblazer in child psychology, and one of Anna Freud’s close colleagues.
Why did Sigmund Freud wait until the last moment before fleeing the Nazis? Did the man who uncovered repression and denial fall victim to the same processes?
Thieves have tried to steal an ancient Greek urn containing the ashes of psychoanalysis founder Sigmund Freud, leaving the container severely damaged, police said on Wednesday.
Gary Greenberg evaluates the process of creating the bible of the American Psychiatric Association in his new book. He finds the profession seriously unhinged.
Wilhelm Reich was once Sigmund Freud’s best pupil. A fascinating but disturbing new collection of letters and journals shows his descent into paranoid megalomania.
The Cairo-born French Jewish ethnopsychiatrist Tobie Nathan previously published a novel, “Who Killed Arlozoroff?” about the 1933 murder of left-wing Israeli political leader Haim Arlosoroff, as well as a book-length essay last year criticizing Sigmund Freud’s 1899 “Interpretation of Dreams.”
One historian wrote: “If, metaphorically, Sigmund Freud was the father of psychoanalysis, Sándor Ferenczi was the mother.” If so, then every day is Mother’s Day for the analyst born Sándor Fränkel in northeastern Hungary to Polish Jewish parents in 1873 (the family name was later changed to sound more Hungarian). In January, Karnac Books published “Ferenczi and His World: Rekindling the Spirit of the Budapest School,” and in March, the DVD of David Cronenberg’s Freud-Jung film “A Dangerous Method” in which Ferenczi plays a key role, was released.
The marriage of Martha Bernays and Sigmund Freud in 1886 united two distinguished German-Jewish families who hardly need more publicity.