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Freud's theory of unconscious conflict linked to anxiety symptoms in new U-M brain research

An experiment that Sigmund Freud could never have imagined 100 years ago may help lend scientific support for one of his key theories, and help connect it with current neuroscience. Today at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, a University of Michigan professor who has spent decades applying scientific methods to the study of psychoanalysis will present new data supporting a causal link between the psychoanalytic concept known as unconscious conflict, and the conscious symptoms experienced by people with anxiety disorders such as phobias.
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Brain mechanisms of Freudian repression

Academics / Neuroscience : Neurophilosophy (5 years ago)

More than 100 years ago, Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, proposed a mechanism called repression, whereby desires and impulses are actively pushed into the unconscious mind. For Freud, repression was a defence mechanism ... Read Post

Freud's theory of unconscious conflict linked to anxiety symptoms

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

An experiment that Sigmund Freud could never have imagined 100 years ago may help lend scientific support for one of his key theories, and help connect it with current neuroscience. Read Post

Link Between Freud's Unconscious Conflicts And Conscious Anxiety Disorder Symptoms Shown, Lending Empirical Support To Psychoanalysis

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

An experiment that Sigmund Freud could never have imagined 100 years ago may help lend scientific support for one of his key theories, and help connect it with current neuroscience. At the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Psycho... Read Post


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