Sigmund Freud Criticism

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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

In the 1920s, the world was changing dramatically. Underground salons were built, new
architecture was used and modern dance was introduced. If it were not for certain people,
the world would not be the way it is today. In the twenties, new theories and ideas in
science and psychology were being presented daily. Sigmund Freud changed the world of
psychology by presenting new and controversial ideas on psychology and having his theories
published. Freud broke cultural boundaries as he fought scientists opposed to his books
and continued to study the human mind. Freud truly helped change the world in the 1920s
and his influence remains today.

Sigmund Freud was born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1856. His father was a small time
merchant. Sigmund's family moved to Vienna when he was four. Freud was very ambitious and
a good student. In 1873, Freud entered the medical school of the University of Vienna.
Freud was mainly interested in science and hoped become a neuropsychological researcher.
However, because of his financial situation, Freud was unable to pursue his desired
career. Researchers in the twenties had to be wealthy because they were paid based on
their findings. While in medical school, Freud developed a friendship with Josef Breuer,
another physician and psychologist. One of Josef Breuer's patients was Anna O. Anna O. was
a young woman who had a serious case of hysteria. She had temporary paralysis and could
not speak her native language, though she could speak German. Breuer discovered if he
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