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The neurotic personality of our time

Author: Karen Horney
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [1937] ©1937
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The effects of cultural environment on human personality is given close attention in Dr. Horney's portrait of the neurotic person.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Horney, Karen, 1885-1952.
Neurotic personality of our time.
New York, W.W. Norton & Co. [©1937]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Horney
ISBN: 0393310973 9780393310979
OCLC Number: 643475
Notes: "First edition."
Description: 299 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Cultural and psychological implications of neuroses --
Reasons for speaking of a "neurotic personality of our time" --
Anxiety --
Anxiety and hostility --
The basic structure of neuroses --
The neurotic need for affection --
Further characteristics of the neurotic need for affection --
Ways of getting affection and sensitivity to rejection --
The role of sexuality in the neurotic need for affection --
The quest for power, prestige and possession --
Neurotic competitiveness --
Recoiling from competition --
Neurotic guilt feelings --
The meaning of neurotic suffering (The problem of masochism) --
Culture and neurosis.
Responsibility: by Karen Horney.


In this work, Karen Horney explores the basic structure of neuroses in the context of their cultural assumptions.  Read more...


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