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Karen Horney
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    (September 16, 1885-December 4, 1952)
    Born in Hamburg, Germany
    Birth name was Karen Danielsen
    Wrote 'The Neurotic Personality of Our Time' (1937), 'Self Analysis' (1942), 'Our Inner Conflicts' (1945) and 'Neurosis and Human Growth' (1950)
    Co-founder of the American Institute of Psychoanalysis (1941)
    Last name pronounced like 'horn-eye' not 'horny'
    She suffered recurrent bouts of depression and contemplated suicide.
    Her first depression occurred at age nine after she developed an unrequited crush on her older brother.
    She had an affair with a patient.
    The American Institute of Psychoanalysis was often in turmoil from her habit of putting her lovers in key positions.
    She rejected Freud's ideas of penis envy, arguing that any envy women felt was justifiable envy of men's power in the world.
    She suggested that men have 'womb envy' over their inability to bear children and compensate through achievement in other fields.
    She wrote one of the first books on self-analysis.

Credit: C. Fishel


    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 7 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
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    In 2012, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
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    In 2010, Out of 32 Votes: 78.12% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 21 Votes: 47.62% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 38 Votes: 65.79% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 49 Votes: 63.27% Annoying
 
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