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Freud and Karen Horney were two very important figures in psychology.

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´╗┐Anthropology Karen Horney was born in September 16 in the year 1885. She dealt with depression throughout her life but majority of her depression was at a young age. Her father Berndt Danielson was a ships captain, a religious man, and an authoritarian. Karen described him as a strict disciplinarian and because of that became closer to her brother. When her brother distant himself from her she became even more depressed and alone. ...read more.

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Freud came up with a theory stating that women have features that create insecurities of being female and would be instead a male because of the contrast in anatomy. Karen believed the opposite of Freud; she believed that men had insecurities and that they envied female anatomy. Karen did agree with Freud on one aspect; that females envy male. She agreed with him not because of the male anatomy but through the status society gives men. ...read more.

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This includes indifference, erratic behavior, lack of respect for the child's individual needs, lack of proper guidance, disparaging attitudes, too much admiration or the lack of it, lack of reliable warmth, having to take sides in parental disagreements, too much or too little responsibility, over-protection, isolation from the other children, injustice, and discrimination In conclusion Freud and Karen Horney were two very important figures in psychology. They both presented very believable theories but were both at opposite poles. Freud?s theory was mainly based on anatomy and sex while Karen Horney believed that there was more to it than just sex; she believed that it had to with cultural dysfunction. ...read more.

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