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Rudolf Dreikurs (1146)

Interests
Clinical psychology, - counselling psychology, educational psychology, psychotherapy, family psychology
Nationality
Austrian
Born
1897, Vienna, Austria
Died
1972, Chicago, USA
Short Biography
Rudolf Dreikurs (February 8, 1897, Vienna – May 25, 1972, Chicago) was an American psychiatrist and educator who developed psychologist Alfred Adler's system of individual psychology into a pragmatic method for understanding the purposes of reprehensible ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • MD University of Vienna, 1923
Appointments & Honors
  • Internship, Vienna General Hospital, 1924
  • Residency in Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Vienna Neurological Institute and the Psychiatry Clinic, 1928
  • Founder, Society of Individual Psychology of Rio de Janeiro, 1937
  • Professor of Psychiatry, Chicago Medical School 1942-72
  • Vice President, American Humanist Association, 1944-51
  • Alfred Adler Institute of Chicago, Founder, 1950, President, 1950-72
  • American Psychological Society, Founder Member, 1952, President, 1955-6
  • President, American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama, 1954
  • Illternational Association of Individual Psychology, Founder Member, 1954, Vice President, 1957-60
  • Vice President, American Academy of Psychotherapy, 1959
  • Founding Editor, Individual Psychology Newsletter, 1940-1, Individual Psychology Bulletin, 1941-51
  • Editor, American Journal of Individual Psychology, 1952-6
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Individual Psychology Editorial, 1957-72
Principal Publications
  • 1933 Fundamentals of Adlerian Psychology. Hirzel. (Kegan Paul, 1935; Alfred Adler Institute of Chicago, 1950, 1955; revised edn, in German, Klett 1969).
  • 1946 The Challenge of Marriage. Duell Sloan and Pearce.
  • 1947 The four goals of the maladjusted child. Nervous Child, 6, 321-8.
  • 1950 Guilt feelings as an excuse. Individual Psychology Bulletin, 8, 12-21.
  • 1950 Techniques and dynamics of multiple psychotherapy. Psychiatric Quarterly, 24, 788-99.
  • 1951 Family group therapy in the Chicago Community Child Guidance Centers. Mental Hygiene, 35, 291-301.
  • 1954 The psychological interview in medicine. American Journal of Individual Psychology, 10, 99-122.
  • 1956 The contribution of psychotherapy to psychiatry. Group Psychotherapy, 9, 115-25.
  • 1957 Psychology in the Classroom. Harper. 1968.
  • 1957 Psychotherapy as correction of faulty social values. Journal of Individual Psychology, 13, 150-8.
  • 1959 The impact of the group for music therapy and music education. Music Therapy, 9, 93-106.
  • 1960 Are psychological schools of thought outdated? Journal of Individual Psychology, 16, 3-10.
  • 1964 Children: The Challenge. Hawthorne (with V. Soltz).
  • 1971 Social Equality: The Challenge of Today. Regency. (reprinted 1984, Alfred Adler Institute of Chicago.)
  • 1972 Technology of conflict resolution. Journal of Individual Psychology, 28, 203-6.
  • 1972 'Equality: The life-style of tomorrow'. Futurist, 6, 153-5. (Published posthumously.)