Why Sigmund Freud’s theories remain important today – YourStory.com

On the 161st anniversary of his birth, we attempt to explain why Sigmund Freud’s theories, though problematic in several senses, are still important today.

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An article on the psychology of motherhood…”The Birth of a Mother”- The New York Times

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Do Not Be Fooled, Psychoanalysis Is Still The One | HuffPost

So many therapies, so little time. “Do not be fooled” by the plethora of treatments and the promises for short-term solutions to long-standing problems.

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Mr. Roger describes his philosophy about child development:  “Mr. Rogers’ impassioned plea to the U.S. Senate will still give you “goosebumps” 47 years later.”

“You’ve made this day a special day, by just your being you. There’s no person in the whole world like you, and I like you, just the way you are.”

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Another look at how trauma is passed down through the generations…

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Winnicott: the ‘good-enough mother’ radio broadcasts | OUPblog

Our appetite for books on baby care seems unquenchable. The combination of the natural curiosity and uncertainty of the expectant mother, the unknowable mind of the infant, and the expectations of society creates a void filled with all kinds of manuals and confessionals offering advice, theory, reassurance, anecdotes, schedules… and inevitably, inconsistency, disagreement, and further anxiety.

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An article for those that have had little success with brief treament therapies and for those that doubt that pyschoanalysis can help those with psychosis  — “Israeli study shows long-term therapy’s benefits” – Israel News – Haaretz.com

Source: Israeli study shows long-term therapy’s benefits – Israel News – Haaretz.com

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