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Suppress it and you’ll dream about it…

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Psychologist, Jeremy Dean, PhD is the founder and author of PsyBlog. He holds a doctorate in psychology from University College London and two other advanced degrees in psychology.

He has been writing about scientific research on PsyBlog since 2004. He is also the author of the book “Making Habits, Breaking Habits” (Da Capo, 2003) and several ebooks:

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The usual criticism of Freud’s work is that many of his theories are largely unverifiable. Certainly no evidence has been found for two of his most well-known ideas – the Oedipus and Electra complexes. But in psychology it’s not wise to take sides too quickly. Here is a report of the first study to confirm Freud’s theory of dreams:

[From The Harvard Crimson]