The Interpretation of Dreams, by Sigmund Freud


This course delves into the nature, sources, mechanisms, and interpretation of dreams, with a focus on Sigmund Freud's theories and their impact on modern psychology. It explores the psychological structure of dreams, their role in psychopathology, and cultural/historical perspectives, while also critiquing and integrating Freudian insights with contemporary dream theories.

What you will learn

To gain a comprehensive understanding of dream interpretation, including the influence of Sigmund Freud's theories, and to develop the skills to analyze and interpret dreams from a psychological, cultural, and historical perspective.

Course program

The Nature of Dreams
The Sources of Dreams
The Mechanisms of Dream Formation
The Interpretation of Dreams
The Psychological Structure of Dreams
Dreams in Psychopathology
Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Dreams
Critiques and Developments in Dream Theory
Practical Applications of Dream Interpretation