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The Interpretation of Dreams

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Freud's discovery that the dream is the means by which the unconscious can be explored is undoubtedly the most revolutionary step forward in the entire history of psychology. Dreams, according to his theory, represent the hidden fulfillment of our unconscious wishes.
Hardcover, 630 pages
Published September 15th 1994 by Barnes & Noble (first published 1899)
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Alevtina
Apr 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Wait a second. Why did I even pick up this book? Wasn't Freud like ... insane? Wasn't he absolutely and helplessly fixated on sex? Does he or does he not, label developmental stages words such as 'anal'?

Oh, that's right, I major in psychology. Typical lunatics, us psych majors.
It saddens me, that unless you have taken psychology courses or have done a fair amount of research into the field, you hold a very narrow view of Dr. Sigmund Freud. A doctor, with a medical degree from the University of V
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Agir(آگِر)
Sep 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
جمله ای از موریس مترلینگ درباره خواب هست که دقیقا خاطرم نیست ولی
:چنین مضمونی داشت
یک سوم زندگی ما در خواب می گذرد و ما از کجا مطمئن باشیم آنچه در خواب می بینیم حقیقی تر از بیداری نباشد؟

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این کتاب را خواندم چون دنیای خواب برایم خیلی شگفت انگیز است و کنجکاو بودم بدانم این خواب ها از کجا می آیند و چطور است که گاهی در بعضی خواب ها، آینده خود را به ما نشان می دهد؟
سوال های ماورالطبیعه ایم حل نگردید ولی بجای ان با بُعد دیگری از خواب آشنا شدم؛یعنی فلسفه وجودی و جنبه روانشناسی اکثر خواب ها

خواب ها معمولا با
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Die Traumdeutung = The Interpretation of Dreams, Sigmund Freud
The Interpretation of Dreams (German: Die Traumdeutung) is an 1899 book by the psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, in which the author introduces his theory of the unconscious with respect to dream interpretation, and discusses what would later become the theory of the Oedipus complex. Freud revised the book at least eight times and, in the third edition, added an extensive section which treated dream symbolism very literally, following the
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Glenn Russell
Jan 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing

I enjoyed reading Freud’s book. When he speaks about dreams and their interpretation, I am reminded of a microfiction I had published years ago where the editor told me it was the weirdest story he has ever read and that a Freudian psychoanalyst would have a field day interpreting. Here it is below. If anyone would care to offer an interpretation according to Freud or any other school of psychoanalysis, I'm sure you could have some fun.

The Roof Dancer

Sidney and Sam, identical twins, crackerjack
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Über den Traum = On Dreams = The Interpretation of Dreams, Sigmund Freud
عنوان: رویا؛ نویسنده: زیگموند فروید؛ مترجم: محمد حجازی؛ تهران، بنگاه مطبوعاتی صفیعیلیشاه؛ 1332، در 100 ص؛ چاپ دوم: ابن سینا، 1335 هجری چاپ دیگر: تهران، دادار، 1380، در 80 ص؛ موضوع: روانکاوی رویا - قرن 20 م
یکی از دغدغه ها و فکرها و کنکاشهای علمی زیگموند فروید ضمیر ناخودآگاه و خواب و رویاست....؛ او معتقد بود انسان برای سبک شدن از عقده های روحی به خواب پناه میبرد. زیگموند فروید در کنکاش خود در باره ی خلسه و خواب موقت به نتایج
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Trevor
Mar 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: psychology
This was a much more interesting book than I thought it might be. The nature of dreams is something that is hard not to find fascinating. The thing is that we spend quite a bit of time dreaming – not the third of our lives we spend sleeping, but enough time to make us wonder why we dream at all. It seems incomprehensible that our dreams would be completely meaningless. But then, they can be so bizarre it is hard to know just what they might mean.

Freud starts with a quick run through how dreams
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Warwick
Dec 20, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psychology
I dreamt that I had written a huge modern rewrite of Moby-Dick, except instead of a whale they were hunting a badger. It was full of gothic scenes of Ahab staring moodily into some light woodland, reminiscing about how the white beast had bitten his foot once, and how he would ultimately ‘earth the hated brock in his dank and stinking sett, and finish him utterly’. Instead of the Pequod, Ahab and the narrator cycled through the forest on a tandem bicycle, studying tracks and peering through the ...more
لونا
May 29, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

لست من الأشخاص المهووسين بتفسير أحلامهم، لطالما كان الحلم بالنسبة لي مجرد ظاهرة نفسية صحيَّة وكفى، ولا تستدعي مني الوقوف عندها، ولهذا قرأت هذا كتاب بنيَّة "للعلم فقط بمحتواه" نظراً لشهرته، لكني بعد أن انتهيت منه اعترف أني استمتعت كثيراً بمحتواه التي ترك أثراً في نفسي على عكس مما توقعت تماماً

هذا الكتاب يعتبر أشهر ما كتب "سيجموند فرويد" الذي قال عن كتابه :- ( إنه يحوي أثمن الكشوف التي شاء حسن الطالع أن تكون من نصيبي؛ فمثل هذا الحدس لا يأتي العمر مرتين) ..

يستهل "فرويد" كتابه بذكر نظريات الأحلام
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Samar
Jun 05, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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ينظر فرويد للأحلام على أنها أمور قد جرت في طفولتنا
أو رغبات لم يعرها شعورنا اهتماماً في النهار السابق
لتظهر لنا حلماً يجمع في داخله
أمور عدة قد لا تتصل بعضها ببعض
وقد تشير في تحليلها إلى أكثر من استنتاج
ومن منطلق بسيط يصف لنا فكرة
الحلم من أساطير القرون السابقة
حتى الإستنتاج الحقيقي له ليدخل بنا في
عوالم عدة منها : نسيان الحلم
و تشوه صورته و إيقاضه لنا أيضاً في سبيل تحقيق
الرغبة اللاشعورية التي تُكبح فينا
Rebecca McNutt
Is it just me, or was ol' Mr. Freud the biggest perv in the world of psychology? Don't get me wrong, this is an interesting read from a historical perspective, but it's so difficult to take seriously! It's also very dated and seems to follow the average family of the time, without taking into account anyone who doesn't fit into what was "proper" back then.
Owlseyes
Jun 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Owlseyes by: Freudhimself



A major book (of 1900) as one of the possible approaches to the world of dreams. Freud starts with Aristotle (and the demoniac view); then, the (biblical) approach viewing dreams as "Divine inspiration".



Next, he proceeds with a very exhaustive sample of dreams of his own, of historical characters (Napoleon I, Xerxes....) or from his patients (or friends) to illustrate/prove his point: dreams are the fulfillment of (unconscious) desires; though "absurd" they may look, they are meaningful, t
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Gada
Aug 21, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
مبدئياً الكتاب نسخه ملخصه و مختصره ... سهل للقارئ غير المتخصص... ربما أرجع للنسخه الكامله لاحقاً
بالنسبه ليا الكتاب ما أضافش كتير ...معظم أفكاره معروفه و بعضها بديهي

فيها يلي ملخص لبعض ما ورد في الكتاب

ليه بننسى معظم الأحلام بعد ما نصحى؟؟
لأن العقل الواعي مش عاوزنا نفتكرها, محتاجين فرويد علشان يطلعه من العقل الباطن :)

ليه أوقات إحساسنا في الحلم بيكون متناقض مع أحداث الحلم (يعني نشوف حادثه أو حد بيموت و منهتمش أو حتى نفرح و العكس, إن شيء تافه يفزعنا أو يفرحنا بدون سبب منطقي)...؟؟
لأن المعنى الحقيقي للح
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Dimitri
Feb 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud is filled with Freud’s theories about the connections between dreams and real life that he has discovered through his research. Freud covers everything from the content within dreams to the strategies needed to interpret them, as well as diving in to the finer aspects such as memory in dreams and connections to everyday life. Freud often quotes the extensive research that has already been done in the field of the analysis of dreams but points out that al ...more
Alexia
Jan 10, 2013 rated it it was ok
Written with scientific denseness, but lacks scientific rigor or clarity. Can be tedious, vague and confusing. Freud will say he's going to do something (like not use personal examples) only to forget he said that and do it anyway. Or he'll acknowledge the flaw with his approach and then do nothing to correct it (which is better than not admitting it, I guess). For example, he uses his patients, "neurotics", for analysis and comments on how how that makes his conclusions not drawn from a represe ...more
Mohadese saffari
May 05, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
«فروید»
اولین و بهترین اسمی که روانشناسی رو برام معنی میکرد.
تا قبل از اینکه بخوام تو رشته روانشناسی تحصیل کنم اسمی از فروید نشنیده بودم.
ترم اول دانشگاه بیشتر درس ها عمومی بودن و استادا خیلی کم در مورد مکتب های روانشناسی صحبت میکردن.
وقتی واحدهایی مثل فلسفهی علم روانشناسی، مباحث اساسی در روانشناسی و... رو بهمون درس میدادن و با صاحب نظرای روانشناسی آشنایی پیدا کردم، به این نتیجه رسیدم که روانشناسی یعنی: فروید.
یک روانشناس خوب باید مثل فروید گذشته نگر باشه و به غریزهی جنسی و پرخاشگری توجه کنه.
فرو
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Jana
Jan 28, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: theory, psychology
This was one of those books I tried to read on my own back as a young college student. It wasn't a part of any coursework, so I didn't have anyone to help tie it to larger ideas. If I remember, I think I ended up making my own wacky meaning out of it... which was some sort of Jungian collective UNCS thing or another.

But then I re-read it in grad school in the context of Freud's other work and it began to make a bit more sense. I liked his hypothetical "primal language" because it suggests the e
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SmarterLilac
May 23, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This is one of the books that helped me understand Freud's genius, as well as the value of psychoanalysis. It hurts me so that fewer and fewer people want to understand or appreciate Freud. Yes, I realize that the Freudian perspective, especially on things like dream interpretation, has limited value in non-Western cultures, and that for some, dream interpretation itself may not be the most insightful way to understand the subconscious.

Still--come on. This book changed Europe, and the course of
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Nicholas Spies
Dec 09, 2012 rated it really liked it
Whatever you think of Sigmund Freud's theories, you have to admit that (at least in English translation) he is a very good and persuasive writer. That he was a very important influence on the history of the 20th century is an understatement, particularly since his nephew, Edward Bernays, is known as the Inventor of Advertising.

Bernays essentially created the consumer culture that has dominated the US and much of the Western world for the last 80 years or so. He did so by changing the basis by wh
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Shaghayegh.l3
Feb 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
اگه خواب زياد ميبينيد و راجبشون كنجكاويد اين كتاب جامع و كامل خيلى آگاهتون ميكنه ؛ از مهم بودن جزئيات يه روياى قاطى پاتى تا علت خوابايى كه معمولن بين همه مشتركه مثل برهنه بودن يا مردن يكى از عزيزانتون . وقتى تفسيرهاى فرويد و توضيحات دانشمنداى ديگه رو ميخونيد ديگه اين مزخرفات ِ "اگه خواب كسى رو ميبينى يعنى اون تو فكرته" رو باور نميكنى چون تو ذهنت تمام و كمال تعبيه شده كه خواب ها كاملن شخصين و از اتفاقات روز گذشته (اكثرن) و ناخودآگاه و آرزوهاى سركوب شده نشات ميگيرن . با يك عالمه مثال و تعريف خوابا ...more
Sheyda Heydari Shovir
شیش فصل این کتاب رو خوندم و با اینکه یک فصل مونده بود نتونستم خودمو راضی کنم یه فصل دیگه ازین متن وحشتناک رو بخونم. خوندنش طاقتفرساست فکر میکنم ترجمهش خیلی وحشتناک باشه. بعضی جاهای جملهبندیهاش بامزهست اما در این مقیاس تحملش سخته.
فکر میکنم با این چیزی که خوندم زیاد نمیتونم در مورد کتاب نظری بدم؛ ولی بطور کلی یکم فروید رو برای من شکست و ازون حالت نابغه درآوارد. یه سری از تفاسیرش از رویاها خیلی سطحی و مشحون بتعمیمها بود که میداد و بیدقت بنظر میومد.
بهرحال، نمیتونم بگم حتا کتابو خوندهم با این وضعیتی
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Schaza Askar
Sep 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
The Interpretation of Dreams stands as a unique and classic work in the history of psychology. Originally published in German under the title ''Die Traumdeutung'' in November of 1899,the book outlines Freud’s belief that dreams are highly symbolic, containing both overt meanings (manifest content) as well as underlying, unconscious thoughts (latent content). Dreams, he suggested, are our unconscious wishes, especially sexual ones, in disguise.

Freud's analysis of patients led him to the belief th
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Ameera H.  Al-mousa
قبل الإطلاع على مـأدبة فرويد وحله للغز الذائع الصيت في تفسير الأحلام .

لابد من الإشادة عن ما كان يتردد في تقويم وتقدير شعوب العصور الكلاسيكية للأحلام حيث ما هو مسلم به لديهم بأن للأحلام علاقة بعالم الكائنات فوق الإنسانية التي كانوا يؤمنون بوجودها , وأنها – أغني الأحلام – تحمل كواشف من عند الآلهة والجن .

كان يدخل في اعتقادهم فوق ذلك أن الحلم يأتي الحالم لمقصد ذي خطر هو في القاعدة الكشف عن الغيب .

فيرون في الحلم نتاجاً يصدر عن النفس النائمة بل وحياً من الجانب الإلهى يرسل الى النائم تحيراً له أو تبصي
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Ahmad Dakka
Dec 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
إلى جانب كتاب أصل الأنواع لداروين وكتاب أصل الأخلاق وفصلها لنيتشه ، أعتبر هذا الكتاب من الكتب التي غرزت مسمارًا في نعش الخرافة البشرية الكُبرى على الرُغم من أنهُ لا يتعدّى الثمانين صفحة
ففي مُستهل الكتاب يقول :
" ما كان للبشرية أن تحمّل نفسها مشقة تأويل أحلامها في العصر القابل للوصف بأنهُ عصر ما قبل العلم ، فالأحلام التي تبقى في الذاكرة عند اليقظة كانت تعد تجليا نافعا او ضارا للقوى العُليا ، من آلهة وأبالسة ، ومع تفتح الروح العلمي أخلت كل تلك الميثولوجيا الساح لعلم النفس ، ويُجمع اليوم العُلماء ق
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Andrei Tamaş
Eu sunt adesea cuprins de visuri (şi mai puţin de vise) şi poate de aceea nu am putut înţelege decât exemplele concrete date de Freud în această sumară ediţie (scrisă de autor, nu de vreo publicaţie) a "Interpretării viselor"...

"Este interesant de remarcat însă că are dreptate credinţa populară că visul vesteşte viitorul. În realitate, viitorul pe care ni-l arată visul nu este cel care se va realiza, ci cel care ne-ar plăcea să se realizeze. Mintea poporului procedează aici aşa cum este obişnuit
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Nikolaus Geromont
The Interpretation of Dream (in this case the eighth and last edition published in 1930), a theory on the possible meaning and construction of dreams written by Sigmund Freud early in 1899, is the first psychological/philosophical book I've read, and it is most definitely the most difficult book I've ever come across in my life... so difficult, in fact, that the author even states that he doesn't expect his readers to understand his theories, and admits to their utter complex nature (Chapter 7E) ...more
Fatima Alammar
Dec 30, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
رغم أن كتابا يحتوي عنوانه على مفردة "نظرية" قد يثير شيئا من "الفزع" أو الخشية من مضمون منفّر وغامض يحتاج لشروح وتفسيرات؛ إلا أن كتاب فرويد هذا لا ينطبق عليه الوصف. إنه يميل للتشويق، كما أنه على درجة عاليةٍ من الحيوية ذلك أنه في الأساس كان مجموعة محاضرات ألقاها سيغموند فرويد في جامعة كلارك في الولايات المتحدة سنة 1909
بدا لي فرويد "مدافعا" عن الحلم، يتعامل معه بتقدير خاص، ويقول أحد الباحثين أن فرويد استقى اهتمامه متأثرا بما جاء في التوراة من فكرة تشير إلى أن "كل حلم يتضمن رسالة ما"

هناك مصطلحات معي
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Molly
Jun 22, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
While Freud does an excellent job in explaining the tracing of dreams back to passing thoughts or unfulfilled wishes/desires, I think he attributes too many of our passions and deepest yearnings to simple, instinctual sexuality. Freud, in my opinion, speaks more of his own psychology than he does to explain the reasoning behind dreaming for the masses. This observation, however, leads me to question the notion that one single methodology for interpreting dreams could exist and apply to all. It s ...more
نعیمه بخشی
Nov 24, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: 1392, psychology
من این کتاب رو با عنوان روش تعبیر رویا و با ترجمه محمد حجازی خوندم.
حالا نسخه تازه ای از این کتاب با ترجمه شیوا رویگریان ازش منتشر شده که حجم قابل توجهی هم داره و شامل نمونهی زیادی از خوابهای فروید، بیمارانش و پروندههاییه که بررسیشون کرده

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Rosa Ramôa
Jul 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Os sonhos tem significados...Alguns!
Freud diz que sonhar é significar!
Mohamed Elshawaf
عذرا لهذا (الهرى) القادم، هو ضرورى لإثبات مذكرة دفاعى، لمحة عن شخصيتى القارئة (يمكنك تخطيه حيث الريفيو يبدأ من الصورة):
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لماذا كانت كل تلك المعاناة؟!
على مدار شهرين وأنا أقرأ فرويد، فى البداية يمهد لأفكاره بتبسيط لفكرة الأحلام عبر التاريخ مستعرضا خصائصها وظواهرها، مستشهدا بأحلام من عنده وباستخدام قريحة حاذقة يأتى بتفسير مدهش للأحلام غير متوقع على الإطلاق وفى الوقت نفسه لاتملك إلا أن تصدق هذا التفسير العبقرى، فرويد هنا يذكرنى بالشخصيات الكارتونية المتخصصة فى حل الألغاز؛ المحقق كو
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Dr. Sigismund Freud (later changed to Sigmund) was a neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, who created an entirely new approach to the understanding of the human personality. He is regarded as one of the most influential—and controversial—minds of the 20th century.

In 1873, Freud began to study medicine at the University of Vienna. After graduating, he worked at the Vienna General Hospital
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“The virtuous man contents himself with dreaming that which the wicked man does in actual life.” 225 likes
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