By Brooke Fleming
- Early in Freud's career he distinguished himself as a histologist, neuropathologist, and clinical neurologist.
- Freud received his doctor of medicine degree at the age of 24.
- He wrote a series of papers in which he explored the influence of unconscious mental processes on virtually every aspect of human behavior: slips of the tongue and simple errors of memory; humor; artistic creativity; and cultural institutions.
- He started his medical career in 1882
- In 1886 he got married to Martha Bernays
- He has a vast medical background.
- Known as the Father of Psychology
- He spent 3 years as a resident physician in Allgemeine Krankenhaus
- At one point he devoted his efforts to the treatment of hysterical patients with the help of hypnosis.
- In 1923 Freud developed a cancerous growth in his mouth that led to his death 16 years and 33 operations later.
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