On the History of the Psycho-Analytic Movement, Papers on Metapsychology and Other Works (1914-1916)
Author Sigmund Freud

James Strachey (trans.)

Publication date First Published: 1953

Subsequent Publishing: 2001

Published by Origional: The Hogarth Press

Later: Vintage

ISBN 0-099-42667-6
Publication Order
Preceded by
Totem and Taboo and Other Works (1913-1914)
Followed by
Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis (Parts I and II) (1915-1916)

The fourteenth volume of the Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud is a collection of Freud's writings from the 1914 to 1916. The volume includes many short papers on some of the key concepts of psychoanalytic thought, including repression and the unconscious. Perhaps the most interesting paper though is 1914's On the History of the Psychoanalytic Movement in which Freud outlines the trials and tribulations faced by the young field of though since its inception.

Main ContentsEdit

Where two or more dates accompany an article those in square brackets represent the year in which the article was written while other dates represent the year of publication.

On the History of the Psychoanalytic Movement (1914)

Instincts and their Vicissitudes (1915)

Repression (1915)

The Unconscious (1915)

A Metapsychological Supplement to the Theory of Dreams (1917 [1915])

Mourning and Melancholia (1917 [1915])

A Case of Paranoia Running Counter to the Psycho-Analytic Theory of the Disease (1915)

Thoughts for the Times on War and Death (1915)

On Transcience (1916 [1915])

Some Character-Types Met with in Psycho-Analytic Work (1916)

Shorter Writings

  1. A Mythological Parallel to a Visual Obsession
  2. A Connection between a Symbol and a Symptom
  3. Letter to Dr. Hermine von Hug-Hellmuth