Federn, PaulAlternative names
New York psychoanalyst.
From the description of Correspondence with Margaret Naumburg, 1947. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63585649
1871, Oct. 13:
Born, Vienna, Austria
Graduated, Medical School, University of Vienna, Austria
1895- 1902: Internship, General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
Established practice specializing in internal medicine Introduced to Sigmund Freud
Joined the inner circle of Sigmund Freud as an adherent of psychoanalysis
Married Wilma Bauer (died 1949)
Helped organize Vienna Psychoanalytic Society; named comptroller of the society
Traveled to New York, N.Y., to treat a patient, lecture, and tour
1914- 1918: Served as a doctor in the Austrian army
Elected vice president of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society; became personal deputy to Sigmund Freud
Selected as coeditor of Internationale Zeitschrift für Psychoanalyse
Emigrated from Vienna, Austria, and settled in New York, N.Y.
Developed concept of "ego diseases"
Expanded concepts of "dream phenomenon" and the "dreaming ego"
Granted a license to practice medicine in New York
1950, May 4:
Died, New York, N.Y.
Posthumous publication of Ego Psychology and the Psychoses, edited with an introduction by Edoardo Weiss (New York: Basic Books. 375 pp.)
From the guide to the Paul Federn Papers, 1864-1975, (bulk 1895-1950), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)