Anna Freud

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Anna Freud
Known for Work on the nature of Ego

Freud, Anna

(froid), 1895–1982, British psychoanalyst, b. Vienna, Austria. Continuing the work of her father, Sigmund FreudFreud, Sigmund
, 1856–1939, Austrian psychiatrist, founder of psychoanalysis. Born in Moravia, he lived most of his life in Vienna, receiving his medical degree from the Univ. of Vienna in 1881.

His medical career began with an apprenticeship (1885–86) under J.
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, she was a pioneer in the psychoanalysis of children. She received her training in Vienna before emigrating (1938) with her father to England, where she founded and directed a clinic for child therapy. In an influential 1937 work, she argued that the ego had an active role in resolving conflict and tension. Other psychoanalysts, including Heinz Hartmann and Erik EriksonErikson, Erik,
1902–94, American psychoanalyst, b. Germany. As a young man he traveled throughout Europe. He became a teacher in a Vienna private school and trained as a psychoanalyst (1927–33) under Anna Freud, specializing in child psychology.
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, advanced her ideas in their own work. Her writings include Normality and Pathology in Childhood (1965) and The Writings of Anna Freud (7 vol., 1973).


See biographies by E. Young-Bruehl (1988) and R. Coles (1992); study by S. Stewart-Steinberg (2011).

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The duchess told the guests: "I have learnt so much about early childhood development and the importance of support for parents through your work here at the Anna Freud Centre - this is something I really do care about."
Meyer-Palmedo's staggeringly well researched and scrupulously annotated collection of hitherto unpublished father-daughter letters, complete with rare photographs that are sure to delight any Freudian, is valuable precisely because it helps trace Anna Freud's development from a sensitive child, to a young woman calmly refusing to comply with gender expectations, to a scholar and analyst indispensable to the psychoanalytic thought.
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Thought for Today: ''Creative minds always have been known to survive any kind of bad training.'' -- Anna Freud, Austrian-born psychoanalyst (1895-1982).
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In The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Volume III, translated from the German under the general editorship of James Strachey, in collaboration with Anna Freud, assisted by Alix Strachey and Alan Tyson.
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