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       Information for Publishers: Standard Biography
 
¦ STANDARD BIOGRAPHY

To Publishers of books by Viktor Frankl:
In new editions of books by Viktor Frankls the biographical information should be formulated along the lines given below.

Standard Bibliographical appendix
.. Bibliographical appendix

Short version:

Viktor E. Frankl, MD,PhD,1905-1997, was Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Vienna. For 25 years he was head of the Vienna Neurological Policlinic. His "Logotherapy/Existential Analysis" came to be known as the "Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy". He held professorships at Harvard, Stanford, Dallas, and Pittsburgh, and was Professor of Logotherapy at the U.S. International University in San Diego, California. Frankl's 39 books appeared in 48 languages. His book "Man's Search for Meaning" has sold millions of copies and has been listed among "the ten most influential books in America".


Longer version:

Viktor E. Frankl was Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Vienna Medical School. For 25 years he was head of the Vienna Neurological Policlinic. His "Logotherapy/Existential Analysis" came to be known as the "Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy". He held professorships at Harvard, Stanford, Dallas, and Pittsburgh, and was Distinguished Professor of Logotherapy at the U.S. International University in San Diego, California.

     Born in 1905, 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.

     Through four decades Dr. Frankl made innumerable lecture tours throughout the world. He received honorary degrees from 29 universities in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. He held numerous awards, among them the Oskar Pfister Award of the American Psychiatric Association and an Honorary Membership of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

     Frankl's 39 books appeared in 48 languages. His book "Man's Search for Meaning" has sold millions of copies and has been listed among "the ten most influential books in America".

     Viktor Frankl died 1997 in Vienna.
 

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