chapter  III
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Self-Analysis-1895-1899

THE few publications from Freud's pen in the period from the Studies on Hysteria (1895) to the Interpretation of Dreams (1900) were primarily reformulations of positions already established. What he was preoccupied with instead was, as we now know from biographical and autobiographical data, his own self-analysis. It was his analysis of himself that brought about the decisive change in his mterest from neurology to psychology, and created a whole new science, psycho-analysis.