Blog Resources on Sigmund Freud (Last Updated 7.4.12)

Sigmund Freud’s contributions to Psychiatry have been very significant. Starting in his career as a neurologist, he trained under the renowned neurologist Charcot who introduced him to hypnosis. He developed his own psychoanalytic theory to explain the mind and introduced this model in the classic ‘Interpretation of Dreams’ (Die Traumdeutung). Freud continued to develop his psychoanalytic theory throughout his life and was a prodigious and a writer who has had a profound cultural influence.

Article Reviews

The Relevance of Freud to Modern Psychiatry

Book Reviews

Introducing Freud

The Interpretation of Dreams

The Future of an Illusion

Blog Reviews

Sigmund Freud – The Blog

An index of the site can be found here. The page contains links to all of the articles in the blog in chronological order. Twitter: You can follow ‘The Amazing World of Psychiatry’ Twitter by clicking on this link. Podcast: You can listen to this post on Odiogo by clicking on this link (there may be a small delay between publishing of the blog article and the availability of the podcast). It is available for a limited period. TAWOP Channel: You can follow the TAWOP Channel on YouTube by clicking on this link. Responses: If you have any comments, you can leave them below or alternatively e-mail Disclaimer: The comments made here represent the opinions of the author and do not represent the profession or any body/organisation. The comments made here are not meant as a source of medical advice and those seeking medical advice are advised to consult with their own doctor. The author is not responsible for the contents of any external sites that are linked to in this blog.


  1. […] Sigmund Freud is the father of modern Psychiatry. His writings left a profound impact on culture and academic study.  For medical students and doctors considering Psychiatry, reading about Freud is a very helpful starting point. Whilst much has changed since Freud’s time, his ability to develop the concept of the mind and integrate this with established neurology is testimony to his versatility and lasting impact. I have produced an index of the Freud posts on this blog here. […]


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