Streams

Introduction to Program

Tuesday, August 22, 1950

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Dr. Harold Kelman introduces the inaugural episode of Psychoanalysis and Everyday Living. The series is based on Karen Horney's Constructive Theory of Neurosis.

Harold Kelman outlines the themes ...

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Sadistic Characteristics of Love Life

Wednesday, April 26, 1950

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Dr. Hugh Mullen reading work of Karen Horney

Describes the conditions of conditions after marriage, once the first feelings of love have changed. Results in a loss of ...

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Neurotic Pessimism

Monday, April 17, 1950

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Distinguished Neurotic Pessimism from Rational Pessimism.

Neurotic pessimism is distinguished by pervasive and indiscriminate negativity. It is dramatized and destructive. Preoccupied with past times, viewing them "with rose ...

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Masculinity and Femininity

Monday, April 17, 1950

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Harold Kelman discuss the concepts of Masculinity and Femininity. States that these are cultural constructs not related to sex. These cultural influences begin at birth with the gendered naming of the ...

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Oldest and Youngest Child

Monday, December 12, 1949

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Discussion of neurotic character structures in children. Likelihood of these problems may increase based on the child's position in the family.

Higher risk produced when, for example, there ...

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Guidance of Child Development

Monday, December 12, 1949

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Attempt to define "childhood." Cannot be defined by arbitrary physical attribute. Childhood is a process. Growth is both a physical and mental process.

Parenting guidance related to nurturing ...

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The Role of Sex in the Life of Man

Monday, December 12, 1949

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Dr. Harold Kelman, lectures on Sex and Man

Introduction describes Freud and his patients. Considered that the causes of mental aberrations resulted from psycho-sexual issues. Must curb and ...

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