A Mind of Her Own: The Life of Karen Horney

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 479 pages
Reveals Horney's personal and professional struggle, from the time she took issue with Freud's ideas in 1920 Berlin through her exclusion from the New York Psychoanalytic Institute in 1941

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A mind of her own: the life of Karen Horney

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Here, Quinn examines gifted clinician/writer Karen Horney, a psychoanalytic "renegade'' eventually cast out of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute when she ran afoul of the new orthodoxy. The author ... Read full review


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Susan Quinn is the author of two award-winning biographies, about Marie Curie and Karen Horney, as well as "Human Trials," which recounts the emotion-laden process of developing a drug for a difficult disease. She lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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