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Bleuler, Eugen

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Born: 1857 AD
Died: 1940 AD, at 82 years of age.

Nationality: Swiss
Categories: Psychiatrist

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1857 - Bleuler was born in Zollikon, a small town near Zürich in Switzerland, on the 30th of April.

 

He studied medicine in Zürich, and later studied in Paris, London and Munich.

 

1886 - Bleuler became the director of a psychiatric clinic at Rheinau.

 

1898 - Returned to the Burghölzli to be appointed director, where notably he employed Carl Jung as an intern.

 

1911 - He credited the word 'ambivalence'.

 

1912 - The Oxford English Dictionary states that he also named 'autism'.

 

Coined word "schizophrenia"

 

He is the early collaborator with Sigmund Freud.

 

Bleuler is the teacher of Hermann Rorschach

 

 


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