Died 13 Mar 1990 at age 86 (born 28 Aug 1903).
Austrian-American psychologist recognised for his paintings in treating and teaching emotionally disturbed kids. Bettelheim turned into a respected writer of influential scientific research at the lives of autistic kids in addition to famous Freudian interpretations of fable and fairy tale; and founding father of the Orthogenic School of psychoanalysis in Chicago. After his suicide, on the age of 86, a scandal accompanied whilst his recognition as a benevolent sage turned into besmirched via way of means of former sufferers who claimed that he had sadistically crushed them.
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