The Interpretation of Dreams is the book that Sigmund Freud considered his most important and that forever changed the way we think about our dreams. It is here that Freud related his discoveries about why we dream, what we dream, and what our dreams mean. In this groundbreaking work, Freud further demonstrated that it is in the treatment of abnormal mental states that dream analysis is the most valuable.
The Interpretation of Dreams is the book that Sigmund Freud considered his most important and that forever changed the way we think about our dreams. Here, Freud explained his discoveries about why we dream, what we dream, and what our dreams mean.
Sigmund Freud - Austrian psychiatrist and founder of the psychoanalytic school in psychology, directions, spreading the theory that much of human behavior is controlled by unconscious motives, have hidden sexual connotations. He became interested in hypnosis and its application to assist the mentally ill. Later he abandoned hypnosis, preferring him to free association and analysis of dreams. These methods became the basis of psychoanalysis. Freud was also interested in what he called "hysteria, and now known as the conversion syndrome. Theories of Freud and used them to treatments caused controversy in Vienna in the XIX century and still remain the subject of heated debate. Freud's ideas are often discussed and analyzed in literary and philosophical works, in addition to the ongoing debate in the scientific and medical literature. He is often called the «father of psychoanalysis»