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- Psychoanalysis: Topic Page
Name given by Sigmund Freud to a system of interpretation and therapeutic treatment of psychological disorders.
- Alfred Adler (1870-1937): Topic Page
Pioneer psychiatrist, born in Vienna, Austria. He trained in Vienna, and first practised as an ophthalmologist, but later turned to mental disease and became a prominent member of the psychoanalytical group which formed around Sigmund Freud in 1900.
- Gabriel Alexander (1891 - 1964): Topic Page
Alexander's contributions lie in the areas of psychoanalytic research, psychotherapy and psychosomatics. He was the most prominent representative of the neo-Freudian Chicago School of psychoanalysis.
- Erik Erikson (1902-1994): Topic Page
German-born US psychoanalytic theorist who contributed to the understanding of human mental development.
- Anna Freud (1895-1982): Topic Page
Wife of famed Austrian psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud.
- Sigmund Freud (1856-1939): Topic Page
Sigmund Freud was the founder of psychoanalysis and proved to be the most influential writer about the unconscious mind in the twentieth century. In 1900, he published The Interpretation of Dreams, which became a seminal work in the history of psychoanalysis. Not only did it include his ideas about the unconscious and the conscious, it also revealed Freud’s tendency to view many psychological conflicts as rooted in sexuality.
- Erich Fromm (1900 - 1980): Topic Page
First educated by Jewish teachers and Talmudists, Fromm studied sociology with Alfred Weber at Heidelberg. He was trained in psychoanalysis and became a psychoanalyst at the end of the twenties.
- Karen Horney (1885 - 1952): Topic Page
German-born US psychoanalyst best known for her concentration on the importance of the environment in the development of character.
- Melanie Klein (1882-1960): Topic Page
Melanie Klein was one of the most influential and controversial psychoanalysts in Britain, one of the current analytic schools being named after her. She trained originally as a nursery-school teacher.
- Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957): Topic Page
Psychiatrist and writer. He studied medicine in Vienna and, becoming interested in Freud’s theories of sexuality, became associated with Freud’s Psychoanalytic Polyclinic in Vienna.