Karen Horney

By: Rosie Kue

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Born Septemeber 16, 18885 in Hamburg, Germany, died December 4, 1952

Background//Facts

  • 1906 she entered Med school against her parents' wishes
  • Married Oskar Horney during Med school
  • Had three kids
  • She was overly depressed
  • Entered Psychoanalysis
  • She followed the steps of Sigmund Freud

Contributions

She contributed Humanism, Self-Psychology, Psychoanalysis, and Feminine Psychology. She also came up with the Neurosis Theory; where you attempt to make life bearable. She lists things that we all need to make ourselves "okay" on a daily basis.
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