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Freud, Watson, and Raynor
- Essay length: 2029 words
- Submitted: 26/02/2009
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Fear and love
This paper will examine Freud's " Analysis of a Phobia in a Five-Year-Old-Boy" in comparison/contrast to John B. Watson and Rosalie Rayner " Conditioned Emotional Reactions"
Professor Celesti Colds Fechter
In the article "Analysis of a Phobia in a Five-Year-old-boy" by Sigmund Freud describes the events of child named Hans who begins to develop an anxiety disorder about being outside amongst horses, big carts with lots of belongings with baggage, and busses. Along with this anxiety driven phobia he begins to acquire both Oedipus and castration complexes. Freud's stemmed the phobia from sequence of events that he believed derived from:
1. Fear of being castrated when his mother said she would send him to the doctor to have his "widdler" cut off if he touched his widdler agagin (Freud, 1909, p. 49).
2. Developing an Oedipus complex especially when his father went away and he had his "mummy" all to himself.
Freud correlated both these complexes to the fear of horses which in turn made him fearful of being outside. Freud states that these phobias originated
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