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Art and Images in Psychiatry
May 2010

Oedipus at Colonus

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JAMES C.HARRISMD

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010;67(5):438-439. doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2010.50

[Oedipus’] fate moves us only because it might have been our own. . . . It may be that we were all destined to direct our first sexual impulses toward our mothers; and our first impulses of hatred and violence toward our fathers; our dreams convince us that we were. . . . 

—Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams1(p276)

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