Karen Horney

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American-German psychoanalyst

Why Is Karen Horney Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Karen Horney was a German psychoanalyst who practiced in the United States during her later career. Her theories questioned some traditional Freudian views. This was particularly true of her theories of sexuality and of the instinct orientation of psychoanalysis. She is credited with founding feminist psychology in response to Freud's theory of penis envy. She disagreed with Freud about inherent differences in the psychology of men and women, and she traced such differences to society and culture rather than biology. She is often classified as neo-Freudian.

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What Are Karen Horney's Academic Contributions?

Karen Horney is most known for their academic work in the field of psychology. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and literature.

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