Our Inner Conflicts: A Constructive Theory of Neurosis a Constructive Theory of Neurosis
Publisher: W. W. Norton & CompanyFormat: Paperback
Here Karen Horney develops a dynamic theory of neurosis centered on the basic conflict among attitudes of “moving forward” “moving against,” and “moving away from” people. Unlike Freud, Horney does not regard neurosis as rooted in instinct. In her words, her theory is contructive because ""it allows us for the first time to tackle and resolve neaurotic hopelessness. . . . Neurotic conflicts cannot be resolved by rational decision. . . . But [they] can be resolved by changing the conditions within the personality that brought them into being.""
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