SIGMUND FREUD CHRONOLOGY
|Freud becomes interested in hypnotherapy.|
|Freud experiments with the use of hypnotic suggestion as therapy, which he had encountered in Paris, and he is translating a book by Hyppolite Bernheim on the therapeutic use of suggestion. He says of his interest in hypnosis: "For my part I have thrown myself into hypnosis in the last few weeks and achieved all sorts of small but curious successes. I also intend to translate Bernheim's book on suggestion." (Freud to Fliess 28.12.1887)|
Hippolyte Bernheim (1873-1919)
|The Berlin ear nose and throat specialist Wilhelm Fliess attends his 1887 lectures in Vienna. They begin a voluminous correspondence which documents the gradual development of psychoanalysis up to "The Interpretation of Dreams".|
|Freud begins treating Anna von Lieben, known in "Studies in Hysteria" as Caecilie M.|
Birth of Freud's eldest daughter Mathilde.
|Apart from numerous reviews, Freud publishes: "The Nervous System", "Remarks on craving for and fear of cocaine" and the translation of Bernheim's book "Hypnotism and Suggestion".|