ADLER, Alfred
(1870-1937)
   Austrian psychiatrist whose passionate concern with social problems led him to embrace socialism. Many of his ideas like the "inferiority complex" have been incorporated into popular speech. His books include
   Understanding Human Nature (1928), and What Life Should Mean To You (1932).

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  • Adler , Alfred — (1870–1937) Austrian psychologist Adler was born in Penzing, Austria, the son of a corn merchant, and was educated at the University of Vienna, where he obtained his MD in 1895. After two years at the Vienna General Hospital he set up in private… …   Scientists

  • Adler, Alfred — ► (1870 1937) Psicólogo vienés. Modificó las teorías de su maestro Freud y creó la psicología individual, que atribuye la causa de los desequilibrios emocionales a las deficiencias o debilidades actuales o imaginadas de la persona. Creó la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Adler, Alfred — (1870–1937)    Austrian psychologist. For many years, Adler was a prominent member of Freud’s intimate psychoanalytical circle in Vienna, but with the publication of his own theories in 1911, he resigned and founded a society and a journal of his …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Adler,Alfred — Ad·ler (ädʹlər, ădʹ ), Alfred. 1870 1937. Austrian psychiatrist who rejected Sigmund Freud s emphasis on sexuality and theorized that neurotic behavior is an overcompensation for feelings of inferiority. * * * …   Universalium

  • Adler, Alfred — (1870 1937)    Austrian psychia trist. Born in Vienna, he studied medicine and opened a practice there. After meeting Sigmund Freud, he became a member of his inner circle. Later he disagreed with Freud about the role of sexual factors in… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Adler Alfred — Адлер Альфред (1870 1937) врач психиатр и психолог, ученик З. Фрейда. Основатель индивидуальной психологии. Главным источником мотивации считал стремление к самоутверждению как компенсации возникающего в детстве чувства неполноценности. Оказал… …   Австрия. Лингвострановедческий словарь

  • Alfred Adler — (* 7. Februar 1870 in Rudolfsheim bei Wien, heute der 15. Wiener Gemeindebezirk, Rudolfsheim Fünfhaus; † 28. Mai 1937 in Aberdeen, Schottland) war ein österreichischer Arzt und Psyc …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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