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Now in its 60th year -- the landmark bestseller by the great Viennese psychiatrist remembered for his tremendous impact on humanityInternationally renowned psychiatrist Viktor E. Frankl endured years of unspeakable horror in Nazi death camps. During, and partly because of, his suffering, Dr. Frankl developed a revolutionary approach to psychotherapy known as logotherapy. At the core of his theory is the belief that mans primary motivational force is his search for meaning.Cited in Dr. Frankls New York Times obituary in 1997 as an enduring work of survival literature, Mans Search for Meaning is more than the story of Viktor E. Frankls triumph: it is a remarkable blend of science and humanism and an introduction to the most significant psychological movement of our day (Gordon W. Allport).About the AuthorViktor E. Frankl is Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Vienna Medical School and Distinguished Professor of Logotherapy at the U.S. International University. He is the founder of what has come to be called the Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy (after Freuds psychoanalysis and Adlers individual psychology) -- the school of logotherapy.Born in 1905, Dr. Frankl received the degrees of Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Vienna. During World War II he spent three years at Auschwitz, Dachau and other concentration camps.Dr. Frankl first published in 1924 in theInternational Journal of Psychoanalysis and has since published twenty-six books, which have been translated into nineteen languages, including Japanese and Chinese. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard, Duquesne and Southern Methodist Universities. Honorary Degrees have been conferred upon him by Loyola University in Chicago, Edgecliff College, Rockford College and Mount Mary College, as well as by universities in Brazil and Venezuela. He has been a guest lecturer at universities throughout the world and has made fifty-one lecture tours throughout the United States alone. He is President of the Austrian Medical Society of Psychotherapy.
ویکتور امیل فرانکل (به آلمانی: Viktor Frankl) (۱۹۰۵ - ۱۹۹۷) روانپزشک اتریشی، عصبشناس، و پدیدآورندهٔ معنادرمانی (لوگوتراپی) بود.