- Paul Ferdinand Schilder
Austrian doctor and researcher. Was born in Vienna in 1886. Graduated there in medicine in 1909. In 1930 went to New York as director of clinical psychiatry at Bellevue Hospital. He was killed in a traffic accident in 1940.
He did work in several diseases that now carry his name:
Addison-Schilder syndrome, Schilder-Addison Complexor Adrenoleukodystrophy
Schilder's diseaseor diffuse myelinoclastic sclerosis, a variant of multiple sclerosis
He is also considered one of the founding fathers of the
group psychotherapy, starting using analytic and exploratory use of groups in both hospital and out-patient settings, treating severely neurotic and mildly psychotic out-patients in small groups at Bellevue.
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