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Psychoanalysis, primarily established by Sigmund Freud, did not only emerge from a Jewish influenced milieu but also reacted to the fate of Jews at the start of the 20th century. Faced with the impact of antisemitism and National Socialism, which persecuted psychoanalysis as a result of its Jewish adherents, Freud formulated a speculative theory of the development of Judaism in Der…

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Zaretsky, Eli, “Psychoanalysis”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 08 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0710>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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