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Harry Stack Sullivan
Birth - Highschool
Additional Information
& Death
Federal Board for Vocational Education
Public Health Service
St. Elizabeth Hospital (1921)
Medical School of the University of Maryland
Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital
- began extensive studies with schizophrenia

New York

1930- opened private practice
Wrote a manuscript
Spent much time teaching
Joined the Zodiac Group
- Karen Horney
- Erich Fromm

1933- helped establish the William Alanson White Psychiatric Foundation in Washington, DC.
- served as first president and editor of "Psychiatry"
- began the Washington School of Psychiatry
Gave up on practice and moved back to Washington, DC.
*Born February 21, 1892 in Norwich, NY

*Parents: Ella Stack & Timothy Sullivan
- father was a farmer/ factory worker
- mother was a homemaker

*Ella disappeared for a year
- Grandmother & aunt helped raise him

Social Isolation/ Loneliness

*Sullivan wasn't accepted at Smyrna Union School
-Catholic in Protestant community
-Irish accent & sharp mind

*friends: farm animals, books, & science

*met Clarence Bellinger at 8 1/2 years old
-both socially awkward & smart
-awakened intimacy

* made good grades until he graduated from high school

* put books & science over farm chores
-mom helped him out

* graduated at 16 as Valedictorian
Attended Cornell University
-suspended after his first year

Sullivan mysteriously disappeared for 2 years
Enrolled in the Chicago College of Medicine and Surgery
Not comfortable with sexuality

James Inscoe moved in at 15 and lived with Sullivan for 22 years
- had name changed to James I. Sullivan but not adopted

World Federation for Mental Health in Amsterdam

Died in Paris hotel room on his way home
- January 14, 1949
- cerebral hemmorhage

Wanted Catholic burial
- buried in Arlington Cemetery




Feist, J., & Feist, G. J. (2009). Theories of personality. New York, NY:
McGraw Hill.
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