|… appeared several times in the correspondence between Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung, yet there was very little information about her. She came from Russia and was Jung’s first analysis-patient in the BurghÃ¶lzli clinic in ZÃ¼rich.|
|After successful treatment, (Jung diagnosed Hysteria) she studied medicine, became one of the first women in Freud’s Psychoanalytical Society in Vienna and worked as an analyst and child-psychologist herself. Her scientific work was known, but did not provide any further information about her fate.
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The film My name was Sabina Spielrein is an impressive and interesting tracing of one of the first women who entered the psychoanalytic field – first as a patient and later then as a researcher herself.