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Franz Alexander (1138)

Interests
Clinical psychology, personality and social psychology, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy
Profession
Psychoanalyst
Nationality
Hungarian
Born
1891, Budapest, Hungary
Died
1954, California, America
Short Biography
Franz Gabriel Alexander (22 January 1891 – 8 March 1964) was a Hungarian-American psychoanalyst and physician, who is considered one of the founders of psychosomatic medicine and psychoanalytic criminology. | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • MD University of Budapest, 1913
Appointments & Honors
  • Military physician, 1914-18
  • Fellow, American Medical Association, Merit Cross (Hungary), 1917
  • Assistant at the Neuropsychiatric Clinic, Budapest University, 1919-20
  • Clinical Associate and Lecturer, Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute, 1920-30
  • Freud Prize, International Psychoanalysis Association, 1921
  • Visiting Professor of Psychoanalysis, University of Chicago, 1931-2
  • First Director, Chicago Institute Psychoanalysis, 1932-56
  • Associate Professor, University of Illinois, 1935-8
  • Physician, Cook County Psychopathic Hospital, Chicago, 1935-56
  • President, APA, 1938
  • Founding Editor, Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine, 1939
  • President, American Society for Research in Psychosomatic Problems, 1947
  • Head, Psychiatry Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, 1956-64
  • Semmelweis Medal, American Hungarian Medical Association, 1957
  • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Southern California, 1957-64
  • Samuel Rubin Foundation Award, 1958
  • Member Editorial Board, Behavioural Science
Principal Publications
  • 1923 The castration complex in the formation of character. International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 4, 11-42.
  • 1927 The Psychoanalysis of the Total Personality. Nervous and Mental Disease Publishing.
  • 1935 The logic of emotions and its dynamic background. International Journal of Psycho- analysis, 1, 399-413 (with T. M. French et al.).
  • 1935 The problem of psychoanalytic technique. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 4, 588-611.
  • 1936 Psychoanalysis and social disorganization. American Journal of Sociology, 42, 781-813.
  • 1940 Psychoanalysis revised. Psychoanalytical Quarterly, 9, 1-36.
  • 1943 Fundamental concepts of psychosomatic research: Psychogenesis, conversion, specificity. Psychosomatic Medicine, 5, 205-10.
  • 1946 Psychoanalytic Therapy. Ronald.
  • 1948 Educative influence of personality factors in the environment. In C. Kluckholn and H. A. Murray (eds), Personality in Nature, Society and Culture. Knopf.
  • 1948 Fundamentals of Psychoanalysis. Norton.
  • 1950 Psychosomatic Medicine. Norton.
  • 1950 Analysis of the therapeutic factors in psychoanalytic treatment. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 19, 482-500.
  • 1956 Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. Norton.
  • 1964 Social significance of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy. Archives of General Psychiatry, 11, 235-44.
  • 1964 Neurosis and creativity. American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 24, 116-130.