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Beyond the Pleasure Principle

Author: Sigmund Freud

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN 10: 1451537182
ISBN 13: 978-1451537185

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
ISBN 10: 1169074758
ISBN 13: 978-1169074750

In what is considered a turning point in his theoretical approach, Austrian psychiatrist, Sigmund Freud outlines core psychoanalytic concepts, including libido, wish fulfillment, and repression. He paints a picture of the human struggle between instincts. The first set, being of creativity, harmony, and sexual connection; and the opposing set, drawing us toward repetition, aggression, and compulsion.