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Anna Freud

psychoanalysis child

Freud, Anna (1895–1982), Austrian-born British pioneer of child psychoanalysis. Her book The Ego and Mechanisms of Defense (1936) is a major contribution to the field. After escaping with her father, Sigmund Freud, from Nazi-occupied Austria (1938), she established an influential child therapy clinic in London.

See also: Psychoanalysis.

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