By Sigmund Freud
Notwithstanding it has now fallen out of style between many practitioners and students, Freud's suggestion of psychoanalysis—an procedure that focuses totally on hostile occasions in early early life and irrational drives which are triumph over through prolonged speak therapy—was and is still significantly influential, not just within the realm of psychology, but in addition within the better tradition. This quantity bargains a entire review of psychoanalysis from the viewpoint of the field's writer.
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8 Play is a situation in which the child’s ego can feel superior to and free from the confinement of space and time and social reality . . and free from the worries of irrationality (p. 214). 9 Only in play can man feel at one with his ego (p. 214). 10 Play affords the ego a temporary victory (p. 211). 11 Play allows the child to feel that he is the master of his life predicament and where he turns passivity into activity and can play at doing something that was in reality done to him . . called the traumatic theory of play (p.
Perhaps without knowing exactly what his overall purpose was, Erikson gave psychoanalysis enough clinical information to achieve the very theoretical connection his book’s title announced . . it’s about “being in the world” to use Heidegger’s term . . Erikson turned what had become static into something again forceful and compelling . . He has tried to put into mere words no less a phenomenon than life itself, as it unfolds and achieves for each person a distinctive quality. (pp. 60, 76) David Rapaport’s (1959) historical survey of psychoanalytic ego psychology provides a valuable overview of the significance of Erikson’s contributions.
214). 5 The small world of manageable toys is a harbor which the child establishes to return to when he needs to overhaul his ego (p. 221). 6 The purpose of play is to hallucinate ego mastery and yet practice it in an intermediate reality between fantasy and actuality (p. 212). 7 Play is the undisputed master of only a slim margin of existence (p. 212). 8 Play is a situation in which the child’s ego can feel superior to and free from the confinement of space and time and social reality . . and free from the worries of irrationality (p.