Brill, Abraham Arden

Brill, Abraham Arden, 1874–1948, American psychiatrist, b. Austria, grad. New York Univ., 1901, M.D. Columbia, 1903. He came to the United States alone at the age of 13. After studies with C. G. Jung in Switzerland, he returned to the United States in 1908 to become one of the earliest and most active exponents of psychoanalysis, being the first to translate into English most of the major works of Freud as well as books by Jung. He taught at New York Univ. and Columbia, was a practicing psychoanalyst, and wrote Psychoanalysis: Its Theories and Practical Application (1912) and Fundamental Conceptions of Psychoanalysis (1921).

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