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Adler was an original member of Freud's Wednesday Psychological Society.

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Among many differences between Freud and Adler were their attitudes toward Americans.

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Both Adler and Freud came from middle-class Jewish backgrounds and grew up in the Vienna area.

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The Wednesday Psychological Society began when Adler asked Freud and a few other physicians to join him at his home on Wednesday evening.

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Most people who have read Freud and Adler agree that Adler was the better writer.

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During the first few years after breaking from Freud's organization, Adler was unable to write or to continue his practice of psychotherapy.

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According to Adler, people's present behaviors are strongly influenced by their experiences of the past.

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Adler believed that the most important fiction is the goal of superiority or success.

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Causality is an explanation of behavior in terms of future goals and aspirations.

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Style of life is usually developed between the 10th and 12th years of life, according to Adler.

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Everyone has some feelings of inferiority.

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Even criminals possess some amount of social interest.

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Heredity and learning account for all personality development, according to Adler.

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People with very high levels of social interest eventually become self-centered.

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Social interest is synonymous with charity and unselfishness.

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Because all of us have survived infancy, Adler concluded that we have at least some potential for social interest.

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Adler believed that people are basically what they make of themselves.

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Most pathological individuals have a neglected or pampered life style.

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A pampered style of life is the result of too much mother love.

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Safeguarding tendencies protect the ego from the pain of anxiety.

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Adler believed that the psychic life of women is essentially the same as that of men.

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Adler agreed with Freud that dreams are expressions of infantile wishes.

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Adler believed that dreams are forward-looking.

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Adler hypothesized that physical deficiencies can contribute to either a useful or a useless style of life.

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Adler believed that people's interpretations of experiences are more important than the experiences themselves

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