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 own. He became famous for his theories of the inferiority complex and of individual psychology. After World War I he became a regular visitor to the United States, where he finally settled in 1934 and worked as professor of medical psychology at Long Island Medical College. He died on a lecture tour of Scotland.
   He was editor of the International Journal of Individual Psychology. His publications include The Neurotic Constitution and The Practice and Theory of Individual Psychology.

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