Describe Anna Freud and her background, theoretical perspective, and contributions to the field of psychology.
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Anna Freud was born in 1895 in Vienna, Austria.
Anna Freud was the daughter of famous founding father of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud.
She bonded with her nanny and her father, not her mother.
She graduated from school in 1912, and in 1915 passed an exam to become an elementary school teacher.
In 1925 she was on the executive board of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Institute, and took over the publication of the Verlag, her father's journal on psychoanalysis..
She is noted for psychoanalysis of children, and worked at the Hampstead Child Therapy Clinic.
In 1927, she published Introduction to the Technique of Child Analysis, and established a school for local children where they taught using the project method.
Her second book, Psychoanalysis for Teachers and Parents was published.
In 1935, she published an issue of the American Journal Psychoanalytic Quarterly dedicated to Child Analysis, based on her Vienna work.
In 1936, she published The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense, where she expanded from her former specialization of children into adolescence.
Finally, she published a seven-volume collection of her books and papers, called The Writings of Anna Freud.
She died in 1982 in London, England.
She created the field of child psychoanalysis.
She was the youngest of Freud's six children.
The Freuds fled to England in 1938.
Young Children in Wartime, 1942
Infants Without Families, 1943
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