hysteria

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Early in the course of the anxiety hysteria, Hans' father tries to explain to Hans that horses do not bite.
The emergence of a pathological formation of anxiety hysteria is not reducible solely to a relation to the ego.
In the emerging anxiety hysteria as it unfolds itself within the case history, Freud is careful to note the distinctly formal aspects of its appearance in the fantasy representations.
What is significant for the formation of the anxiety hysteria is not simply that its ground is established within the oedipus complex, nor that it expresses a unique relation to castration anxiety, but rather, in addition to these issues concerning more the content of the anxiety, the anxiety representations in fantasy (Hans' phobia) work only by dint of a privileged, though not specified, relationship between the horse complex and anxiety.