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  1. Klein, Melanie Klein(noun)

    United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)

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  1. Melanie Klein

    Melanie Reizes Klein was an Austrian-born British psychoanalyst who devised novel therapeutic techniques for children that had an impact on child psychology and contemporary psychoanalysis. She was a leading innovator in theorizing object relations theory.


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