Robert Fliess

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Robert Fliess
Born 1895
Died 1970
Occupation psychoanalyst

Robert Fliess (1895–1970) was a psychoanalyst and son of Wilhelm Fliess, a controversial otolaryngologist whose pseudoscientific theories influenced Sigmund Freud. He coined the term ambulatory psychosis.[1] He wrote about sexual abuse and hinted that his father had abused him.[2]

His cousin Beate Hermelin was a German-born experimental psychologist, who worked in the UK.

Select bibliography[edit]

  • Psychoanalytic Series, Volume 1: Erogeneity and Libido : Addenda to the Theory of the Psychosexual Development of the Human.
  • Psychoanalytic Series, Volume 2: Ego and Body Ego: Contributions to Their Psychoanalytic Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic Series, Volume 3: Symbol, Dream and Psychosis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Masson, Jeffrey M. The Assault on Truth: Freud's Suppression of the Seduction Theory Ballantine Books New York 2003 page 141
  2. ^ Masson, Jeffrey M. The Assault on Truth: Freud's Suppression of the Seduction Theory Ballantine Books New York 2003 pages 138-141

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