Letter to Wilhelm Fliess of 22nd December 1897 : known as Letter 79 : Sigmund Freud

by Julia Evans on December 22, 1897

In this letter, Sigmund Freud refers to addictions, possibly his only reference.

The Jeffrey M. Masson translation, of the two translations given below, seems to be less edited.

Translated by James Strachey & Eric Mosbacher :

p238-240 in Marie Bonaparte, Anna Freud, and Ernst Kris, (Eds.), The origins of psycho-analysis: Letters to Wilhelm Fliess, drafts and notes, 1887-1902, (Eric Mosbacher & James Strachey, Trans.), London: Imago, 1954

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Translated by Jeffrey Moussaief Masson :

p287-289 of ‘The Complete Letters of Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess 1887-1904’ [NB ‘The Project’ is not included]: Translated and Edited by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and London, England: 1985

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Related text

Ordinary Psychosis and Addiction in the Postmodern Era : 1st March 2016 : Thomas Svolos or here

Further Texts

By Sigmund Freud here

Of the clinic here