Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To restrict search results by languageā€¦

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

The Search Tool allows you to restrict your search by Language. PEP Web contains articles written in English, French, Greek, German, Italian, Spanish, and Turkish.

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Schowalter, J.E. (2000). Aichhorn Revisited. Psychoanal. St. Child, 55:49-60.

(2000). Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 55:49-60

Aichhorn Revisited

John E. Schowalter, M.D.

August Aichhorn first published Wayward Youth in German in 1925. His willingness to approach a problem as difficult as delinquency in terms of psychoanalytic theory and to then test his theories with groups of delinquents in a reformatory setting were truly pioneering. Perhaps his greatest success as an educator was in attracting other psychoanalytic leaders, most notably Sigmund Freud and Kurt Eissler, to extol and extend his early efforts.

The turn of the century seems a fitting time to revisit Aichhorn's views, to assess his impact on colleagues, and to place his contribution in the perspective of current research and practices.

[This is a summary or excerpt from the full text of the book or article. The full text of the document is available to subscribers.]

Copyright © 2019, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.