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Adler, Alfred Syllabification: Ad·ler, Alfred
Pronunciation: /ˈadlər/ /ˈäd-/

Definition of Adler, Alfred in English:

(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.


Pronunciation: /adˈli(ə)rēən/ /äd-/ /-ˈler-/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • 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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