THIS book is an attempt to evaluate critically some of the main assumptions underlying the Freudian system. After a somewhat verbose discussion, the author arrives at the conclusion that most of these assumptions have to be discarded and others substituted in their stead.

    New Ways in Psychoanalysis

    By Dr. Karen Horney. Pp. 313. (London: Kegan Paul & Co., Ltd., 1939.) 12s. 6d. net.

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    Psychology. Nature 145, 500 (1940).

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