Karen Horney: The idealized self
By: Laura Marzola
The psychoanalytic theory of Karen Horney seeks to identify the primary factors affecting the development of both healthy and neurotic, or maladaptive, personalities. In fact, the main tenets of her theory are centered on the characteristics of neurotic personality types and the ways in which...
The masks people wear to reveal who they are
By: Monda Mahmoud
We state as a matter of fact that we can never really know someone. It's only when it dawns on you that you're included in the context of that phrase - as the party that doesn't really know - that you tend to become more...
By: Kristin Kolehouse
The tastes of men and women seem to differ in just about every area of entertainment. The audience at a Slayer concert probably won't be filled with women, and it is rare to see Sex and the City in a man's Netflix queue. Whether it...
By: Paul Schingle
I've always said that I really don't much care what other people think of me. Fairly frequently, people will respond with, "Oh, come on. You have to care." When I think about it all the way through, I guess there are times when someone...
Karen Horney and basic anxiety
By: Author Name Withheld 228
On September 1885, there was born in Eilbeck, Germany, a girl who had a very interesting and academic future ahead of her. Her parents, Berndt(Wackels) Danielsen, a sea captain, and Clothilda van Ranzelon Danielsen 18 years younger than her husband, had other children besides...
The masks people wear to reveal who they are
By: Xen
Dress Rehearsal Being Goddesses I try to exit the dance floor again, moving against the tide of people at 80s Night. In front of me is a drag queen I've seen a few times, originally at a GLTB mixer in Poughkeepsie (he was one of...
Healthy ways to express anger
By: Joyce Good Henderson
Anger is an emotion many people fear because they haven't learned effective ways to control it. Experiencing anger is a healthy sign and a normal part of living. Six simple steps can be used to learn to express anger constructively. Be aware of your emotions...
Introduction to forensic psychology
By: Claire Hulott
When Psychology meets Criminology FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGYThe study of humans and animals through experimentation and observation of results is known as psychology. Though grouped under one main heading, psychology covers many areas relating to the brain, it's thought processes and reactions to the exterior environments. The...
Different phobias explained
By: S Morris
There are many different kinds of phobias and, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, 15 million Americans over the age of 18 suffer from a social anxiety. That number rises to 19.2 million for specific phobias, which is 8.7 percent of...
The psychology of why people dwell on the past
By: Adele Gregory
It's been likened to another country. But as destinations go, the past is better for a visit than a place to dwell. Ruminating on what has gone before can be like wandering barefoot through a field strewn with tacks; it's difficult to carry on too...

 

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