Hartmann, Heinz

Hartmann, Heinz

(1894–1970) psychoanalyst; born in Vienna, Austria. He studied with Sigmund Freud and expanded upon many of his theories. With Anna Freud and Ernst Kris, he founded the Psychoanalytic Study of the Child (annual publication). He served as president of the International Psycho-Analytical Association (1951–57) and was honored by the American Psychoanalytical Association in 1958, when he received its Charles Frederick Menninger Award.
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