Flashcards in Chapter 6 T/F Deck (17):
According to Horney, psychologically healthy people have a strong drive to please other people.
When depressed, psychologically healthy people seek an emotionally strong person to tell their troubles.
Because Horney wrote mainly about neurotic personalities, her theory is not relevant to healthy personality development.
Horney's theory is basically pessimistic in its outlook.
Horney believed that people are governed by two great drives: sex and aggression.
Psychologically mature individuals enjoy seeing the achievements of their friends.
Horney said that people with a strong need for affection have overvalued love.
Modern society, Horney said, is based on competition among people.
Horney believed that neurotic people enjoy their misery and suffering.
Neither the compliant person nor the aggressive person needs other people.
Horney believed in the concept of a universal Oedipus complex.
The need for affection and approval are two of Horney's 10 neurotic needs.
Because they have deep feelings of inferiority, many neurotic individuals move toward other people.
The normal analog to the neurotic trend of moving toward people is survival in a competitive society.
both Freudian and Horneyian therapists use the techniques of dream interpretation and free association.
Horney's theory has generated a great amount of research.