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Testing Freudian Hypotheses

  • Edward Erwin
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Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 195)

Abstract

I will discuss three questions: (1) Are satisfactory experimental tests of Freudian theory possible? (2) What is the status of the current Freudian experimental evidence? (3) Can Freud’s theoretical or therapeutic hypotheses be confirmed without experimental tests?

Keywords

Psychoanalytic Theory Systematic Desensitization Auxiliary Assumption Female Picture Subliminal Stimulus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward Erwin
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  1. 1.University of MiamiCoral GablesUSA

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