Alfred Adler


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Alfred Adler

A Viennese psychiatrist (1870–1937), former president of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society, and contemporary of Freud’s who broke with Freudian orthodoxy and his school of psychoanalysis, as he regarded the social realm and external influences on personality development and disorders as important as the internal realm, which is the focus of Freudian psychoanalysis.

Adler,

Alfred, Austrian psychiatrist, 1870-1937.
adlerian psychoanalysis - a theory of human behavior emphasizing humans' social nature, strivings for mastery, and drive to overcome, by compensation, feelings of inferiority. Synonym(s): individual psychology; adlerian psychology
adlerian psychology - Synonym(s): adlerian psychoanalysis
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