Who Was Freud's Daughter?


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Anna Freud (1895-1982) was a well known psychoanalyst. Her fame is attributed to the Theory of Defence Mechanisms propagated by her which involves topics like Projection, Denial, Displacement Repression and Sublimation.

Anna Freud was the daughter of famous psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud and Martha Bernays with the entire family comprising of three elder sons and two daughters, Anna being the youngest of them all; she was

Anna was extremely attached to her father and assisted him in his work. She helped in her father's research activities especially in his later years when his health prevented him from working. She was considered to be an expert in the field of psychology dealing with children having herself had an eventful childhood being part of a large family and had to cope with depression stemming from sibling rivalries and the like; she established a children's clinic and was instrumental in developing several child therapy courses.

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