Marilyn Monroe's Psychoanalysis Notes
"My body is my body, every part of it..."
When Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) lived in London, she met Anna Freud—Sigmund’s daughter. For a week, Marilyn and Anna had daily sessions. But, even before then, psychoanalysis had “become a way of life” for Marilyn.1 She had read Sigmund Freud’s works and felt that psychoanalysis offered a means by which she might avoid the mental illness that had plagued…
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