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David Rosenfeld

David Rosenfeld, Argentinian psychoanalyst, psychiatrist. French Government grantee in social psychology Sorbonne, 1962-1963; recipient Outstanding International Psychoanalyst award University Virginia School Medicine, 1993.


  • Rosenfeld, David was born on June 23, 1935 in Buenos Aires. Son of Jacob and Margarita (Burstyn) Rosenfeld.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Buenos Aires University, 1959. Degree in psychiatry, Buenos Aires University, 1962.


    • Psychiatrist Moyano Psychiatric Hospital, Buenos Aires, 1958-1962, Rawson General Hospital, Buenos Aires, 1961-1962. Private practive psychoanalysis, since 1961. Professor psychoanalysis Buenos Aires Psychoanalytic Society, since 1975.

      Professor psychiatry Buenos Aires University, since 1992. Lecturer in field.


    • The Psychotic: Aspects of the Personality
    • The Psychotic: Aspects of the Personality presents the results of Dr David Rosenfeld's many years of experience as an analyst working with deeply disturbed or psychotic patients, and demonstrates how the deeply resulting clinical and theoretical formulations may additionally be applied to less disturbed patients.
    • Author: Psychoanalysis and Groups: History and Dialectics, 1988, The Psychotic Aspects of the Personality, 1992, (play) Imaginary Dialogue, 1991. Contributor chapters to books.


    Consultant psychotherapist to victims of bombing of Jewish Community Center at University Hospital, San Martin, 1994-1995. Human rights activist. Member Buenos Aires Psychianalytic Society (training analyst), International Psychoanalytic Association (associate editor, publications standing committee on psychosis since 1993, vice president 1989-1993, member editorial board International Journal Psychoanalysis, since 1993, co-chairman international committee research on psychosis 1998).



    Middle ages history, shakespeare.


    • Married Estela Mordo. Children: Karin, Deborah, Daniel.
    • father: Jacob Rosenfeld
    • mother: Margarita (Burstyn) Rosenfeld
    • spouse: Estela Mordo
    • children: Karin Rosenfeld
    • Deborah Rosenfeld
    • Daniel Rosenfeld
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    Born June 23, 1935