country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
occupation: psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, psychologist
award received: Sigourney Award
For other persons named Charles Brenner, see Charles Brenner (disambiguation).Charles Brenner (18 November 1913, in Boston – 19 May 2008) was an American psychoanalyst who served as President of the New York Psychoanalytic Society, and is perhaps best known for his contributions to drive theory, the structure of the mind, and conflict theory.
He was for half a century an exemplary figure for psychoanalysis in America, being termed by Janet Malcolm “the intransigent purist of American psychoanalysis”.
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