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april 15 psych notes - Chapter 10 Karen Horney Karen Horney...

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4/15/2010 Chapter 10 Karen Horney Karen Horney Believed that normal personality development occurred when the social environment allows for children to develop basic confidence in self and others- How does this occur? Parents who are: (1) Genuine (2) Predictable (3) Warm (4) Interested (5) Show respect for child Believed that abnormal development occurred when the social environment obstructs a child’s natural psychological development Recognized importance of our need for safety and satisfaction When these basic needs are frustrated basic confidence is replaced with basic anxiety What is it? - Pervasive feelings of isolation an helpless in a hostile world How does this come to be? Parents who are: (1) Dominant (2) lack warmth and affection (3) Indifferent (4) Belittling (5) Rejecting (6) Hostile (7) Overprotective (8) Demonstrate a lack of respect (9) having a child take sides against other parent Other factors such as: (1) Isolation from other children (2) Unkept promises etc. Coping with neurotic needs Person’s way of adjusting to and dealing with basic anxiety 10 Neurotic Needs 3 Major categories of neurotic needs 1 st -3 rd Moving Towards- need for affection and a partner 4 th -7 th Moving Against- need for power. ..Domination 8 th -10 th Moving Away- concern for self…seeking isolation 10 Neurotic Needs 1. Affection and approval- desire to please others… living up to the expectations of others 2. Partner-seeks someone who will take them over… fear of being left alone 3. Restricting one’s life- undemanding…modest…content with little 4. Power-seeking domination and control of others…dreading weakness
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