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  • 1. PSY103 – Theories of Personality
  • 2.  Born on September 16, 1885, Germany Youngest, only daughter, of a Ship Captain and his second wife. Victorian upbringing - religion Romantic tendencies towards an older brother. Became a teacher for 3 years to save for medical school. Triggered by misogynist articles
  • 3.  Married a successful lawyer, Oskar Horney. Produced 3 daughters. Death of family members 1913 – Interest in Psychoanalysis Visits to Karl Abraham, disciple of Freud 1926 – divorce from Husband, transfer to the US. 1952 – Died in her sleep
  • 4.  Social and cultural conditions, especially childhood experiences, are largely responsible for shaping personality.
  • 5.  People whose need for love and affection satisfied develop basic hostility towards their parents and eventually, basic anxiety.
  • 6.  Moving Toward People Moving Against People Moving Away from People Normal individuals do this but neurotics tend to rigidly on one.
  • 7. 1. Emphasis on culture in shaping personality.2. Importance of Childhood experiences.3. Neuroses is a result of man’s attempts to find the paths through a wilderness of unknown dangers.
  • 8.  When safety and satisfaction is not felt by the child. Refusal of parents to love their children. Interwoven with Basic Hostility
  • 9.  Affection  Purchasing love Submissiveness  compliance Power  Prestige, possession Withdrawal  Emotional detachment
  • 10. 1. Need for affection and approval
  • 11. 2. Need for a powerful partner
  • 12. 3. Need to restrict one’s life within narrow borders.
  • 13. 5. NEED TO EXPLOIT4. NEED FOR POWER OTHERS
  • 14. 6. NEED FOR PRESTIGE 7. NEED FOR ADMIRATION
  • 15. 8. NEED FOR AMBITION 9. NEED FOR INDEPENDENCE 9. NEED FOR PERFECTION
  • 16. NORMAL DEFENSES NEUROTIC DEFENSES Spontaneous Movement  Compulsive Movement  Toward People  Toward People ▪ Friendly & loving ▪ compliant  Against People  Against People ▪ Survivor in a ▪ aggressive competitive society  Away from People  Away from People ▪ detached ▪ Autonomous, serene
  • 17.  Idealized Self- Image  Self- Hatred
  • 18.  Search for Glory Neurotic Claims Neurotic Pride
  • 19.  Relentless demands on one self Merciless self- accusation Self- contempt Self- frustration Self- torment Self- destruction
  • 20.  Cultural and social expectations Women envy Masculine Protest (Adler)
  • 21. Free AssociationDream AnalysisGoal: facilitate behavior towards self- realization.

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