City: New York Year: 1949 (First Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 665 (total) Illustrated: No
Book Details + Condition: Scarce complete 2-volume set of Wilhelm Stekel's COMPULSION AND DOUBT (ZWANG UND ZEIFEL). First edition from 1949. Overall in very good condition: some shelf wear to both volumes; fraying to board and spine edges; rubbing to corners and edges; interior is clean and free of markings; binding is tight and solid. Please see below for a list of Contents.
VOLUME 1: Introductory remarks; Compulsive
states, their psychic roots and their therapy; The doubt; Obsessions; Criminal
impulses; The relation of compulsions to masturbation; The role of the
unconscious in compulsive disorders; Doubt and repetition compulsion; Man and
VOLUME 2: The tragedy of the physical; The
liquidation of the incest complex; The effect onto infinity; Compulsion and impotence;
Homosexuality and patricide; The secret; Neurotic goals, leitmotives and the
central idea; The flight from the ego; A brother disease; Manie de perfection; Analysis
of an obsessional neurosis; Borderline cases; Obsessive phenomena and
psychoses; Schizophrenia and compulsive neurosis; Analytic notes on Ibsen's
Peer Gynt; Summary and conclusions.