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Monday, May 08, 2006
The people we think we are
The Daily Telegraph today featured Max Pemberton's Trust Me I'm A Junior Doctor, a regular column in the Health section of the paper. Pemberton writes in praise of the much maligned legacy of Sigmund Freud. Despite his critics from Klein in the 1920's and beyond, Freud remains, perhaps, the central character of psychoanalysis. "Without Freud", claims Pemberton, "we would not be the people we think are now." Now that's quite an achievement. You can read the complete article here.