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Personality Theories
Compares and contrasts the personality theories of two famous psychologists.
# 122250 | 2,250 words | 20 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Freud) , Psychology (History of Psychology)

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This paper compares and contrasts the personality theories of Sigmund Freud and Karen Horney. The paper highlights points of agreement and disagreement between the two. The usefulness of their theories in understanding human nature and development is examines at length.

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"Karen Horney was very much an ideological descendant of Sigmund Freud if not a disciple, in total agreement with her mentor and forefather in psychoanalysis. (Paris) Both Freud and Horney developed theories of personality that drew to one degree or another upon the constructs of Ego, Id, Libido and Superego. They differed on many key issues however, among which was Horney's rejection of Freud's contention that women invariably suffer from penis envy and are subject to a form of mental illness..."

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