Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria

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Freud's case history for Ida Bauer, alias Dora (1905), covers approximately seventy hours of treatment. The eighteen-year-old adolescent was forced to go to Freud by her father, Philip Bauer, who was allegedly most concerned by her fainting spells and recent suicide note. Her presenting symptoms included dysponoea, tussis, nervosa, aphonia, depression, and hysterical unsociability. Combining anamnestic data, reconstruction, and an extensive analysis of two dreams, Freud portrays his patient as a young child observing the primal scene and falling...

See Also

Hysteria

External Links

Freud's Dora
Lecture Notes: Freud, "Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria ('Dora')"