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Die Funktion des Gewissens in den neurotischen Krankheiten.

Die Funktion des Gewissens in den neurotischen Krankheiten. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This book is a reprint of a lecture given before an association of physicians and clergymen. The author presents the view that from the biologic point of view alone the neurotic patient cannot be understood. The psychic conflict of the neurotic person is in every instance based on a conflict of conscience. Conscience is an irreducible, unanalyzable phenomenon. In the course of psychoanalysis, the patient has to give up his inner resistances; he has to conquer his own self. The author sees a close analogy between psychotherapy and the religious appeasement of conscience. In the "theological postscript," by Carl Schweitzer, the author's point of view is criticized. It is pointed out that from the theological point of view ethics and religion cannot be separated. The "conscience troubles" of the neurotic person and of the normal person are identical; they can be resolved only by "faith in the spontaneous interference of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry American Medical Association

Die Funktion des Gewissens in den neurotischen Krankheiten.

Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry , Volume 28 (6) – Dec 1, 1932

Die Funktion des Gewissens in den neurotischen Krankheiten.

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This book is a reprint of a lecture given before an association of physicians and clergymen. The author presents the view that from the biologic point of view alone the neurotic patient cannot be understood. The psychic conflict of the neurotic person is in every instance based on a conflict of conscience. Conscience is an irreducible, unanalyzable...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1932 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6754
DOI
10.1001/archneurpsyc.1932.02240060222029
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This book is a reprint of a lecture given before an association of physicians and clergymen. The author presents the view that from the biologic point of view alone the neurotic patient cannot be understood. The psychic conflict of the neurotic person is in every instance based on a conflict of conscience. Conscience is an irreducible, unanalyzable phenomenon. In the course of psychoanalysis, the patient has to give up his inner resistances; he has to conquer his own self. The author sees a close analogy between psychotherapy and the religious appeasement of conscience. In the "theological postscript," by Carl Schweitzer, the author's point of view is criticized. It is pointed out that from the theological point of view ethics and religion cannot be separated. The "conscience troubles" of the neurotic person and of the normal person are identical; they can be resolved only by "faith in the spontaneous interference of

Journal

Archives of Neurology & PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 1932

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