Karen Horney

Karen Horney

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Karen Horney born Danielsen (16 September 1885 - 4 December 1952) was a German-American psychoanalyst. Her theories questioned some traditional Freudian views, particularly his 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, Germany, near Hamburg. Her father, Berndt Wackels Danielsen, was a ship's captain, an authoritarian, and religious (his children nicknamed him "the Bible-thrower"). Her mother, Clotilde (known as "Sonni") was very different, being much more urbane than Berndt. Horney's older brother was also named Berndt, and Horney cared for him deeply. She also had four elder half-siblings from her father's previous marriage.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136762676
  • 9786136762678