The Theories of Karen Horney Comparison Essay by hicaliber

The Theories of Karen Horney
A comparison of the theories of Karen Horney, with those of Sigmund Freud, Alfred Adler, Erick Fromm and Carl Rogers.
# 93355 | 3,112 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Mar 16, 2007 in Psychology (Disorders) , Psychology (Freud) , Psychology (Rogers) , English (Comparison) , Psychology (Theory)


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This paper discusses the theories of Karen Horney, who was the first female psychologist of any note in a time when all of the great theorists were men. Her theories sought to uncover the causes of neuroses. The paper explores the theoretical basis of Horney's theories and then compares them to those of her contemporaries, particularly Sigmund Freud, Alfred Adler, Erick Fromm and Carl Rogers.

Table of Contents:
Theory of Neurotic Needs
Horney and Freud
Alfred Adler
Erick Fromm
Carl Rogers
Discussion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Boeree, C. G. (1997). Karen Horney: 1885-1952. Personality theories. Internet. 4 Sept. 2001. http://www.ship.edu/~cgboeree/horney.html. Accessed March 15, 2006.
  • Horney, K. (1939). New ways in psychoanalysis. New York: Norton.
  • Horney, K. (1942). The collected works of Karen Horney (volume II). New York: W.W. Norton Company.
  • Horney, K. (1967). Feminine psychology, edited by H. Kelman. New York: Norton.
  • Horney, K. (1945).Our Inner Conflicts, A Constructive Theory of Neurosis. New York: W. W. Norton, 1945.

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