Message from Michael Blumenfield, M.D. incoming President of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry.
A book titled “Vienna Triangle” by Brenda Webster is reviewed by Dr. Blumenfield. This novel examines the relationships between Sigmund Freud, Viktor Tausk, Lou Andreas-Salome and Helene Deutsch. Although it is a fictional account, it is based on the research by the author of the lives of these people and their interactions. It includes various love affairs, accusations of plagiarism and the role of Freud in the suicide of Tausk. Following the book review , Brenda Webster answers five questions asked of her by Dr. Blumenfield.