Your emotional life is not written in cement during childhood. You write each chapter as you go along.
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|Birth:||21st February, 1892|
|Death:||14th January, 1949|
Harry Stack Sullivan was born in Norwich, New York, USA. He was an American psychiatrist. He received his medical degree from Chicago College of Medicine and Surgery in 1917. He developed a theory of psychiatry based on interpersonal relationships where cultural forces are largely responsible for mental illnesses. He also extended the Freudian psychoanalysis to the treatment of patients with severe mental disorders, particularly schizophrenia. He was one of the founders of the William Alanson White Institute, considered by many to be the world's leading independent psychoanalytic institute, and of the journal Psychiatry in 1937. He headed the Washington School of Psychiatry from 1936 to 1947. He wrote several books include: The interpersonal theory of psychiatry, Conceptions of modern psychiatry, Schizophrenia as a human process, Personal psychopathology, Clinical Studies in Psychiatry, and The fusion of psychiatry and social science.
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