This title examines the remarkable life of Sigmund Freud. Readers will learn about Dr. Freud's family background, childhood, education, and groundbreaking work as the pioneer of psychoanalysis treatment for mental health patients. Color and black & white photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.