Karen Horney

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Karen Horney born Danielsen (16 September 1885 – 4 December 1952) was a German psychoanalyst. Her theories questioned some traditional Freudian views, particularly her theory of sexuality, as well as the instinct orientation of psychoanalysis and its genetic psychology. As such, she is often classified as Neo-Freudian.

Horney was born Karen Danielsen on 16 September 1885 in Blankenese, ... more »

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  • Is not the tremendous strength in men of the impulse to creative work in every field precisely due to their feeling of playing a relatively small part in the creation of living beings, which constantl...
    Karen Horney (1885-1952), U.S. psychiatrist. "The Flight from Womanhood," Feminine Psychology (1926).
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