Alexandra Adler, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alexandra Adler


Date of Birth: 24-Sep-1901

Place of Birth: Ripanj, Belgrade District, Serbia

Date of Death: 04-Jan-2001

Profession: psychiatrist, neurologist, academic

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Libra

Show Famous Birthdays Today, Austria

👉 Worldwide Celebrity Birthdays Today

About Alexandra Adler

  • Alexandra Adler (24 September 1901 – 4 January 2001) was an Austrian neurologist and the daughter of psychoanalyst Alfred Adler.
  • She has been described as one of the "leading systematizers and interpreters" of Adlerian psychology.
  • In 1937, Adler and Tracy Jackson Putnam conducted a study on a brain of a multiple sclerosis victim.
  • Illustrations from the study are frequently used in medical literature.
  • Adler's detailed studies on 500 survivors of the Cocoanut Grove fire is noted as some of the earliest research on posttraumatic stress disorder.
  • Adler discovered that many of the survivors suffered from unsettled grief, particular changes in personality such as guilt and diminished vitality, and an increase in sleep disturbances and anxiety.
  • Her sister was Socialist activist Valentine Adler.

Read more at Wikipedia