Alice Miller

Psychologist, Academic

1923 – 2010

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Who was Alice Miller?

Alice Miller, née Alicija Englard, was a Swiss psychologist of Polish-Jewish origin, who is noted for her books on parental child abuse, translated into several languages. Her book The Drama of the Gifted Child caused a sensation and became an international bestseller with the English publication in 1981. Her views on the consequences of child abuse became highly influential. In her books she departed from psychoanalysis, charging it with being similar to the poisonous pedagogies.

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Born
Jan 12, 1923
Lviv
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Education
  • University of Basel
Died
Apr 12, 2010
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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