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Melanie Klein

Person  Female  Born 30/3/1882  Died 22/9/1960

Categories: Medicine

Countries: Austria

Psychoanalyst and pioneer of child analysis. Born with the surname Reizes in Vienna. Her 1903 marriage to Arthur Klein led to the end of her education, 3 children, frequent home moves and divorce in 1923. She came to London in 1926 and stayed. Her ideas differed from those of Sigmund and Anna Freud and this caused a split in the British Psychoanalytical Society which remains to this day. Died at University College Hospital.

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Klein moved here in 1933 and stayed till 1953 when she moved to a flat in 20 ...

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