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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School counseling for African American adolescents: The Alfred Adler approach.
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Alfred Adler (1970) observed that the power is certainly in every psychical event that endeavoring for superiority; in our all determinations follow its ways, right or wrong they attempt for incursion, and increase the thinkers and psychologists hope of self- protection, pleasure, principle and equivalent.
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Vienna's "cafe culture" became an incubator for the Jewish intelligentsia: Luminaries such as writer Stefan Zweig, psychologist Alfred Adler and the young journalist and play--wright Theodor Herz' were among those who sipped coffee in the Austrian capital.
Psychologist Alfred Adler suggested that human beings need both courage and social interest to navigate the challenges of life.
Psychotherapist Alfred Adler, MD, and founder of the school of individual psychology observed, "Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine them ourselves by the meanings we give to situations." Adler and Shakespeare are making the same point; namely, how we think about or interpret an event will lead to whatever emotion we experience from it.
Alfred Adler (1870-1937) had rallied at times behind the notion of God and religion as a means of pointing the way.
In fact man cannot find a meaning to his short life if he did not give from himself to the society." When Victor Frankl built the third school for psychological treatment in Vienna, following the two previous schools set up by Sigmund Freud and Alfred Adler, he established the school on his own theory about the primary motivation behind the human conduct.
Alfred Adler (1870-1937) was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology
This collection of 24 essays offers a comprehensive re-visitation of psychologist and psycho-therapy theorist, Alfred Adler. Many of the essays focus on Adler's interest in individual psychology and at least one distinguishes it from psychoanalysis.