(3 May 1877 - 25 Dec 1925)
German psychoanalyst who studied the role of childhood sexual trauma in relation to the symptoms of mental illness. He was initiated into psychoanalysis by Carl Gustav Jung (1904).
Science Quotes by Karl Abraham (1 quote)
A considerable number of persons are able to protect themselves against the outbreak of serious neurotic phenomena only through intense work.
— Karl Abraham
From Observations on Ferenczi's paper on 'Sunday Neuroses' (1918). Quoted in Peter Bryan Warr, Work, Happiness, and Unhappiness (2007), 161.