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Totem and Taboo
Freud’s interest in the origins of guilt came relatively late in his work, as he himself acknowledged (1933). It was only after his major clinical accounts had been written that Freud undertook aExpand
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The Role of Shame in Symptom Formation
Let me first express my delight at the chance to discuss the psychoanalysis of shame and guilt with neuro-behavioral scientists. I have been devoting the past 25 years of my life to these two grislyExpand
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The role of shame in depression over the life span.
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Introduction: Shame—the "sleeper" in psychopathology.
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Shame in Depression and Hysteria
Lewis’s work on the role of shame and guilt in personality, psychopathology, and psychotherapy draws from psychoanalytic theory, experimental psychology, and a wealth of personal experience as aExpand
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Psychic war in men and women
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An experimental study of the role of the ego in work. II. The significance of task-orientation in work
In a previous paper (5), an experiment was reported in which it was demonstrated that the resolution of tension-systems in work can occur as a result of another person' activity as well as one's own.Expand
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Freud and modern psychology
Freud's discovery of an emotional basis for mental illness led him to pursue the emotional basis of human behavior in general. This pursuit led him to undertake observational studies of dreamsExpand
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Guilt in Obsession and Paranoia
This chapter complements the preceding chapter on shame, yet it shows how the dynamically related emotion of guilt has different evolutionary roots, different effects on consciousness, and differentExpand
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