I remember the first lecture, the first psychiatry “grand rounds” when a friend of mine became the “Chief resident” in my final year of residency training.  He had gotten a speaker on national tour who was a “Freud-basher.”  This speaker launched into an allegedly scholarly criticism of Sigmund Freud.

In the question and answer period that followed, I destroyed this man. I could not stand this man putting down Freud and trying to build a career on that.  Taking someone who had built a field where there had not been one before, and destroying his legacy, was a cheap and inappropriate way to be an academic. This speaker defended himself. Read more on Bash Freud At Your Own Peril!…

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