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January 1932

Individual Psychology.

Arch NeurPsych. 1932;27(1):238-240. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1932.02230130244019

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The translator in his preface says that the growing importance of individual psychology has intensified the need for a definite textbook of its theory and technic. He believes that Wexberg in the present volume has given such a work. The rational approach to the problems of mental life that this method offers, its simplicity and its humanism must appeal to all those who would understand and influence human behavior. "Individual Psychology" is the first book to show how far Adler has gone beyond his first announcement of the theory of organ inferiority and its psychic compensation, and it is to be hoped that it will dispel many of the misconceptions concerning the work of Adler and his school. Wexberg has succeeded admirably in describing the constructive and practical elaborations of the fundamental themes of the Adlerian psychology, and has demonstrated that individual psychology means more than the "inferiority complex" and

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