l adler

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Adler Ad·ler (äd'lər, ād'-), Alfred. 1870-1937.

Austrian psychiatrist. He rejected Sigmund Freud's emphasis on sexuality and theorized that neurotic behavior is an overcompensation for feelings of inferiority.

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