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David Matthew Terman, American psychoanalyst. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology; certified psychoanalyst, Illinois. Fellow American Psychiatric Association; member American Psychoanalytic Association.


Terman, David Matthew was born on May 23, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Meyer H. and Ella Libby (Morris) Terman.


Bachelor, University Chicago, 1955. Bachelor of Science, University Chicago, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, University Chicago, 1959.


Intern Philadelphia General Hospital, 1959-1960. Resident at Psychosomatic and Psychiatric Institute Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, 1960-1963, assistant director outpatient psychiatry, 1963-1966. Practice medicine specializing in psychiatry and psychoanalysis, since 1963.

Training and supervising analyst Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, since 1979.


Fellow American Psychiatric Association. Member American Psychoanalytic Association.


  • Other Interests

    Music, mountain hiking.


Married Mari Jane DeCosta, June 14, 1959. Children: Mark, Anne, Eric.