In OUR INNER CONFLICTS, Karen Horney develops a dynamic theory of neurosis centered on the basic conflict among attitudes of “moving toward, ” moving. I know of no other writer today in the field of psychoanalysis with a directness, a clarity, a reasonableness devoid of professional jargon and technical trim which. Here Karen Horney develops a dynamic theory of neurosis centered on the basic conflict among attitudes of “moving forward” “moving against,” and “moving.
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Our inner conflicts : a constructive theory of neurosis / Karen Horney – Details – Trove
One of the essential books on neurotic behavior. Horney is strong in her disagreement with Freud on drive theory but also on genesis. She takes us through how neurotic reactions build on each other Clearly written, carefully observed.
Karen Danielsen Horney was a German-born American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. Educated at the universities of Innerr, Gottingen, and Berlin, she practiced in Europe untilwhen she moved to the United States.
Our Inner Conflicts: A Constructive Theory of Neurosis
Initially, she taught at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, but with others broke away in to found the American Institute for Psychoanalysis. Horney took issue with several orthodox Freudian teachings, including the Oedipus complex, the death instinct, and the inferiority of women.
Innerr thought that classical psychoanalytic theory overemphasized the biological sources of neuroses. Her own theory of personality stressed the sociological determinants of behavior and viewed the individual as capable of fundamental growth and change. Account Options Sign in. Karen Horney has been called one of the most original psychoanalysts after Freud My library Help Advanced Book Search.
A Constructive Theory of Neurosis. Routledge- Psychology – pages. Karen Horney has been called one of the most original psychoanalysts after Freud. Other editions – View all Our Inner Conflicts: References to this book Mapping the Language of Racism: ClakAaron T.
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