Alternate names Anna O. Date of birth February 27, 1859 - Date of death May 28, 1936 Bio Her successful treatment of conversion by Joseph Breuer at her age 21 may have been the first case of the "talking cure," a term she is credited with coining. She was born in Vienna and became a social worker and feminist leader. patient | social worker Outside media People Joseph Breuer Sigmund Freud Books, etc. Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis Remembering Anna O: A Century of Mystification The Enigma of Anna O.: A Biography of Bertha Pappenheim The Story of Anna O Comments View the discussion thread.