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Adler, Alfred

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Born: 1870 AD
Died: 1937 AD, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: Austrian
Categories: Physicians, Psychologist

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1870 - Adler was born in Rudolfsheim, Vienna, Austria on February 7.

 

1888 - Studied at the University of University of Vienna Medical School.

 

1895 - Received his M.D. degree at the University of Vienna and begun practicing in medicine.

 

1897 - Married Raissa Timofeivna Epstien.

 

1898 - Published two articles and wrote his first book which deals with the health conditions of tailors.

 

1901 - Adler's second child Alexandra was born.

 

1902 - Published two more articles in the "Medical News Bulletin" and begun collecting materials on patients with physical handicaps, studied their organic and psychological reactions.

 

1904 - Published "The Physicians as Educator" which is about how he expressed his early interest in child guidance and education.

 

1907 - Published his book on organ inferiority and its compensation.

 

1909 - Adler's daughter Cornelia was born.

 

1910 - Became the President of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society.

 

1911 - Adler and his followers left the Psychoanalytic Society and developed the system of individual psychology, a holistic, humanistic and therapeutic approach.

 

1912 - Published his book "The Neurotic Constitution".

 

1918 - Founded several child guidance clinics in Vienna.

 

1926 - Adler was invited to a lecture at Columbia University.

 

1932 - Adler held the first chair of visiting the professor of the medical psychology at Long Island College of Medicine.

 

1935 - Adler's family moved to the states and joined him.

 

1937 - Died of a heart failure on May 28.


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