LIFE & PERSONALITY THEORY
Dallas Theological Seminary
In Partial Fulfillment
of the Requirements for the Course
BC 205 Personality Theory
Karen Horney made innovative contributions to the domain of Psychology. Karen is best known of her theory describing effects on the individual’s personality from his or her culture in a society particularly the childhood experience.
Although people can become neurotic at any stage in life, mos
Karen Horney practiced Neo-Freudian. Not only was she one of the few women that studied Psychoanalysis, she also believed that if one has an accurate conception of themselves, they are free to realize their potential. This was quoted from a book S.Quinn wrote. Being a female also, I found Karen part
Disagreeing with Freud on many issues and paying close attention to feminine psychology were only a few contributions that Karen Horney made to the world of Psychology. She had very different views on Neurosis and how it played a part in a person’s life.
Karen Horney was born on September 16, 1
Karen Horney is one of the preeminent figures and founders of modern psychoanalysis. Although her ideas are not widely taught today or accepted as a basis of psychoanalysis in and of themselves, her ideas of social and environmental influences are “integrated into modern psychoanalysis therapies
Karen Horney and Alfred Adler are two very similar yet different neo-analytic theorists. At first glance, it may appear that Horney stole some of Adler's best ideas. It is, of course, quite conceivable that she was influenced by Adler. It is clear, for example, that Horney’s three neurotic solutio
Karen Horney (1885 - 1952)
PSYCHOANALYSIS: Karen Horney trained in Europe with classical Freudian psychoanalysts; her papers and compilations showed important differences between Freudian theories. Horney was working at America meanwhile; had a close relationship with Eric Fromm (
Karen Horney was born as Karen Clementina Theodora Danielsen, in a small village called Blankenese, about twelve miles west of Hamburg.
She was born on September 16th, 1885.
Her parents were of Dutch – Norwegian origins. Her dad, Berndt Wackels Danielsen was a ship's captain who
1. Topic: Karen Horney
2. Perspective Question: How do the strategies a person uses to cope with Basic Anxiety result in the formation of the personality—moving towards, moving away, moving against others?
3. Establish Mindset:
a. What are 3
Major Contributions of Karen Horney
Karen Horney was a German psychologist who made major contributions in psychology. Some of these contributions include things like in feminine psychology, theory of self, and self-psychology.
On psychology.about.com it is stated “Her refutation of Freud's th
Karen Horney was born September 16, 188 near Hamburg Germany. Karen did pass away in 1962, but in her life time she became a well known psychologist. Karen’s childhood from the research and bibliographies I came across there was a misperceptions. Karen seemed
Karen Horney, born Karen Danielsen, was born on September 16th, 1885 in Blankenese, Hamburg, Germany. Her father, Berndt Wackels Danielsen, was a ship captain and her mother was named Clotilde van Ronzelen. She had an elder brother named Berndt, and four other half siblings from her father’s previ
Alfred Adler and Karen Horney
I agree with Alfred Adler when he states that a sense of inferiority drives people to succeed. I can relate to this theory because I am very affected by others’ actions around me. If somebody that I idolize is prospering in a certain area, I m
Theory of neurosis
Karen Horney believed that childhood perceptions of society (mainly the parents) where key when it came to developmental psychology. She brought us the idea of neurotic needs accompanying everyday life and looked at neurosis with a more casual view. The...
KAREN HORNEY 3
Karen Horney was a Neo-Freudian psychoanalyst who made significant contributions to the studies of Psychoanalysis and Feminine Psychology. Horney was born in Hamburg, Germany in September 16, 1885 into an upper-middle-class Protestant family (Kelman, 1966). Her...
Challenges and Perspectives
John McAuley, Joanne Duberley and Phil Johnson
This book is, to my knowledge, the most comprehensive and reliable guide to organisational theory currently available. What is needed is a text that will give a good idea of the breadth and
Personality Theory Paper
October 11, 2012
Reflection Paper #2
I went through my childhood with more sad memories than happy ones. I sometime wish that I could feel the other way around. Unfortunately, the dramatic and sad experiences stand out more in my memory bank. Among my
What is Psychoanalytic Theory?
Psychoanalytic theory originated with the work of Sigmund Freud. Through his clinical work with patients suffering from mental illness, Freud came to believe that childhood experiences and unconscious desires influenced behavior. Based on his observations, he...
ABRAHAM MASLOW: Needs-Hierarchy Theory
Summary of major assumptions and principles of the theory
Abraham Maslow had a humanistic approach in personality. He implicitly indicated the importance of motivation, growth and logical health and he ignored the unhealthy ways of thinking...