Definition of Adler, Alfred in English:

Adler, Alfred

Syllabification: Ad·ler, Alfred
Pronunciation: /ˈadlər, ˈäd-
 
/
( 1870–1937), Austrian psychologist and psychiatrist. Adler disagreed with Freud’s idea that mental illness was caused by sexual conflicts in infancy, arguing that society and culture were significant factors. He introduced the concept of the inferiority complex.

Derivatives

Adlerian

Pronunciation: /adˈli(ə)rēən, äd-, -ˈler-/
adjective & noun
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  • The course provides an in-depth presentation of Adlerian theory and a selected set of methods.
  • Equality, civil rights, mutual respect and the advancement of democracy are values shared by Adlerians everywhere.
  • It covers the basics of Adlerian psychology and counselling skills.

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