Anna Freud

Standard Name: Freud, Anna


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Occupation Lilian Bowes Lyon
In London LBL nursed the wounded during the First World War, then took up social activism. She was for years the head of the Women's Voluntary Service . During the Second World War, while keeping...


3 December 1895
Psychologist Anna Freud was born in Vienna, Austria.
Anna Freud presented a paper to the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society entitled Beating Phantasies and Day Dreams, on the basis of which she was accepted as a member.
Anna Freud opened her own private practice in child analysis in Vienna.
Anna Freud published her most important work, The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense, which argued that the ego is protected from influences of the unconscious by defence mechanisms.
Anna Freud , already the director of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Training Institute , was made vice-president of the International Psychoanalytic Association .
September 1938
Sigmund FreudAnna Freud and his family settled in London, having fled the Nazis with the help of Princess Marie Bonaparte , a fellow psychoanalyst.
Anna Freud founded the Hampstead Child-Therapy Course and Clinic , which became a major training and research centre in child psychology.


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