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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use dmy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Viktor Emil Frankl, M.D., Ph.D. (26 March 1905 – 2 September 1997)<ref name="Frankl2000">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref><ref name="Klingberg2001">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. Frankl was the founder of logotherapy, which is a form of existential analysis, the "Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy". His best-selling book Man's Search for Meaning (published under a different title in 1959: From Death-Camp to Existentialism, and originally published in 1946 as Trotzdem Ja Zum Leben Sagen: Ein Psychologe erlebt das Konzentrationslager, meaning Nevertheless, Say "Yes" to Life: A Psychologist Experiences the Concentration Camp) chronicles his experiences as a concentration camp inmate, which led him to discover the importance of finding meaning in all forms of existence, even the most brutal ones, and thus, a reason to continue living. Frankl became one of the key figures in existential therapy and a prominent source of inspiration for humanistic psychologists.<ref name="Redsand2006">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref>

Viktor Frankl sections
Intro  Life before 1945  Life after 1945  Legacy  Decorations and awards  Frankl's bibliography  See also  References  External links  

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