Case history of Schreber: 16th December 1910: Sigmund Freud

by Julia Evans on December 16, 1910

Published as:

1) Psychoanalytic notes on an autobiographical account of a case of paranoia (Dementia Paranoides): 1910, published in 1911

Available to download here. (Copy in word)

Or available here. (pdf copy with the additional Strachey references)

Translated by Alix and James Strachey

Or available from Freud2Lacan.com, Part 1

2) Republished:

  1. a)  1958, in the Standard Edition, Volume 12, p1-82. A reissue of the 1925 translation.
  2. b) Republished: 1979, in the Penguin Freud Library, Volume 9, Case Histories II, p131-226 with chapter headings as follows:

Editor’s Introduction p131

[Introduction] p 138

I Case History p 141

II Attempts at Interpretation p 168

III On the Mechanism of Paranoia p 198

Postscript Written 1911, Published 1912

3)  Editor’s Introduction (p132 pfl onwards)

See Editor’s Introduction (Psycho-Analytic Notes on an autobiographical account of a case of paranoia (Dementia Paranoides) [Case of Schreber] : 1958 : James Strachey or here

4)  Other References

  1. P. Schreber: Memoirs of my nervous illness: translated and edited with introduction, notes, and discussion by Ida MacAlpine & Richard Hunter:

Available here : Memoirs of my nervous illness: 1903: D. P. Schreber or here

Hallucinations about the ‘Little Men’ : August 1949 (Zürich) : Maurits Katan or here

Schreber’s Prepsychotic Phase : 1st July 1951 [1953] : Maurits Katan or here

Further Remarks about Schreber’s Hallucinations : July 1951 [1952] (Amsterdam) : Maurits Katan or here

Translator’s introduction & analysis of D. P. Schreber’s case: : 1955: Ida MacAlpine & Richard Hunter or available here

Jacques Lacan refers to this case many times. In particular, he examines it in Seminar III: The Psychoses: 1955-1956.

Information : Seminar III: The Psychoses: 1955-1956: from 16th November 1955: Jacques Lacan or here

Editor’s Introduction (Psycho-Analytic Notes on an autobiographical account of a case of paranoia (Dementia Paranoides) [Case of Schreber] : 1958 : James Strachey or here

& ‘On a question preliminary to any possible treatment of psychosis’ p179-225 of the translation by Alan Sheridan in Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan : See here : Available On a question preliminary to any possible treatment of psychosis : 1958 : Jacques Lacan or here

Presentation of the ‘Memoirs’ of President Schreber in French translation: November 1966: Jacques Lacan or available here

Introduction to Schreber’s ‘Memoirs of my nervous illness’: 1973: Samuel Weber

or here

– Introduction to the New Schreber Texts : 1988 : Hans Israëls : Available here

Introduction to D. P. Schreber’s ‘Memoirs : 2000 : Rosemary Dinnage or here

Introduction to ‘A bi-lingual edition of Schreber’s Memoirs of my mental illness/ Denkwürdigkeiten eines Nervenkranken’: August 2005: Richard G. Klein or available here

Availability of Daniel Paul Schreber’s Memoirs of my nervous illness & many of the commentaries : See here

References as used by Sigmund Freud or Jacques Lacan

Some forms of emotional disturbance and their relationship to schizophrenia (‘as if’ case) : 1942 : Helene Deutsch : See  here

Psychoses of passion : 1921 : Gaétan Gatian de Clérambault  or here

Misinterpretative delusional states : 1909 : Paul Sérieux & Joseph Capgras or here

The prognosis of dementia praecox: the group of schizophrenias : 1908 : Eugene Bleuler or here

Dementia Praecox : 1896 : Emil Kraepelin or here

Letter of 24th January 1895 and Draft H, Paranoia (The Emma Eckstein episode) : 24th January 1895 : Sigmund Freud or here

Related texts

Texts related to the case of President Schreber here

For further engagements with this case, see Case of President Schreber : 1910 in References to Sigmund Freud within LacanianWorks or here

Schreber’s case revisited with echoes noted in the family of Fred West by Julia Evans : 11th January 2015 : Available here

Ordinary Psychosis: elaborations of James I/VI, Hamlet & Oedipus by Julia Evans on 28th  November 2015 or here

Schreber’s case revisited with echoes noted in the family of Fred West by Julia Evans on 11th  January 2015 : Available here

An Examination of ‘Learned Helplessness’ by Julia Evans on 11th  December 2014 or here

What Cannot Be Said: Desire, Fantasy, Real : 11th September 2013 : Dominique Holvoet by Julia Evans on 11th September 2013 or here

Psychosis, or Radical Belief in the Symptom : 17th June 2012 : Éric Laurent : given in Tel Aviv, Israel or here

The case, from unease to the lie : 2002 : Éric Laurent or here

Three Enigmas: Meaning, Signification, Jouissance : February 1993 : Éric Laurent or here

Lacan and the Discourse of the Other : 1968 : Anthony Wilden or here

 

Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst, Earl’s Court, London

 

Other texts

Texts related to the case of President Schreber here

By Daniel Paul Schreber here

By Sigmund Freud here

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud : here

By Jacques Lacan here

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here

Availability of Daniel Paul Schreber’s Memoirs of my nervous illness & many of the commentaries  by Julia Evans on 2nd September 2015 or here:

Of the clinic here

Ordinary Psychosis here

Use of power here

Some Lacanian History : here

Topology : here

Lacanian Transmission : here