Eric H. Erikson
Eric Homburger Erikson (* 15. June 1902 with Frankfurt/Main; † 12. May 1994 in Harwich, Massachusetts, the USA) was German - an American Psychoanalytiker and representative of the psychoanalytischen Ichpsychologie.
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Erikson was born as a child of dänischstämmiger parents, who however already separated before its birth. Shortly thereafter the nut/mother married the Jewish child physician Theodor Homburger, which had treated the three-year child before, and pulled after Frankfurt/M.
Erikson visited an academy of arts after the school, bereiste Europe and came into Vienna with Anna Freud into contact. After Eriksons interest in the psychoanalysis had been waked in this way, he gave the painting up, underwent of a training analysis and could as the Psychoanalytiker be trained.
After the seizure of power of the national socialists 1933 Erikson emigrierte into the USA and became 1939 American citizen. In the USA he - without ever university studies to have completed - became a professor for development psychology at the American elite universities Berkeley and Harvard. Here and published he developed his famous stage model of the psychosocial development, an advancement of the freudschen model of psychosexueller development become, which subdivided the development of humans from its birth up to death in eight phases. In each of these phases it comes to a development-specific crisis, whose solution clears the further development way. The key concept Eriksons to understand the human psyche is the identity and/or. I identity. Apart from the child and development psychology busy Erikson also with Ethnologie and wrote itself psychoanalytisch oriented biographies over Martin Luther and Mahatma Gandhi, among other things in connection with the term of the Generativität justified by it. The development psychologist Arne Stiksrud operated several research to identity identification Eriksons.
- insight and responsibility; Frankfurt A.M. (1964) 1971
- identity and life cycle. Three essays; Frankfurt A.M. 1966; 2. Aufl. 1973
- the young man Luther. A psychoanalytische and historical study. 1975.
- Gandhis truth. Over the origins of the militant non-violence. 1978.
- Youth and crisis; Stuttgart 1980
- the complete life cycle; Frankfurt A.M. 1988; 2. Aufl. 1992
- Conzen, Peter: Eric H. Erikson. Life and work. 1996. (ISBN 3170128280)
- Hofmann, Hubert & Arne Stiksrud. (2004). Shape to the life give. Eric H. Erikson from interdisciplinary view. Vienna: Krammer. (ISBN 3901811141)
- Noack, Juliane (2005). Eric H. Eriksons identity theory. Upperlive: Athena publishing house. (ISBN 3-89896-232-6)
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|NAME||Erikson, Eric Homburger|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German - American psychologist and Psychoanalytiker|
|DATE OF BIRTH||15. June 1902|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||with Frankfurt/Main|
|DYING DATE||12. May 1994|
|DYING PLACE||Harwich, Massachusetts, the USA|