Alfred Adler

Alfred Adler was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology. His emphasis on the importance of feelings of inferiority—the inferiority complex—is recognized as isolating an element which plays a key role in personality development. Adler was a contemporary of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung and was one of the founding figures in the field of psychotherapy. He is also known for his concept of the 'inferiority complex' and his theories regarding the importance of social context and community in individual development.


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  1. 1. Study of Organic Inferiority and Its Physical Compensation: A Contribution to Clinical Medicine

    This book delves into the concept of organic inferiority and how it physically manifests itself, providing significant contributions to the field of clinical medicine. It discusses the theory that certain physical and mental health issues arise from an individual's perceived inferiority and their subsequent attempts to compensate for it. The book provides a comprehensive study of this theory, exploring its implications for understanding human behavior and its potential applications in therapeutic settings.