Freud's seduction theory (German: Verführungstheorie) was a hypothesis posited
in the mid-1890s by Sigmund Freud that he believed provided the solution to ...
In the letters written after September of 1897 (when Freud was supposed to have
given up his "seduction" theory), all the case histories dealing with the sexual ...
May 28, 2005 ... One of the most enduring myths of psychoanalytic history is that Freud proposed
his seduction theory as a result of hearing frequent reports ...
Sigmund Freud's theory of 1896 was buried without a name in 1897, less than
two ... “seduction theory,” and the role this name played in the history of psycho-.
In 1981, J.M. Masson was fired from his position as Projects Director of the
Sigmund Freud Archives, shortly after suggesting in a talk in New Haven that a
Freud's articulation and subsequent partial repudiation of a specific etiology ("
seduction") theory for the neuroses represents a crucial chapter in the ...
To appreciate the impact of The Assault on Truth, one must begin with a firm
understanding of the place of the seduction theory in the history of Freud's
However, close examination of the seduction theory papers and of other
contemporary documents reveals that Freud's later reports of the episode, the ...
Freud and Seduction Theory Reconsidered. Sigmund Freud (JPG) The
preeminent psychiatrist Sigmund Freud wrote that all incest memories were false.
This article surveys Freud's various versions of the seduction theory, from 1896 to
1933. It is concluded that the seduction theory had never been based on the ...