Dreams, katharsis and anxiety.

Dreams, katharsis and anxiety. Am J Psychoanal. 2013 Jun;73(2):121-37 Authors: Kilborne B Abstract Over the centuries, the importance and the nature of the relationship of "inside" and "outside" in human experience have shifted, with consequences for notions of mind and body. This paper begins with dreams and healing in the Asklepian tradition. It continues with Aristotle's notions of psuche and how these influenced his conception of katharsis and tragedy. Jumping then to the 17th century, we will consider Descartes' focus on dreams in his theories of thinking. Finally, we will turn explicitly to Freud's use of dreams in relation to his theories of anxiety, of psychic processes and of the Oedipus Complex. PMID: 23722398 [PubMed - in process]
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