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Helene Deutsch

Helene Deutsch (née Rosenbach) (October 9, 1884 – March 29, 1982) was an Austrian-American psychoanalyst and colleague of Sigmund Freud. She was the first psychoanalyst to specialize in women.

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Feminism And The Oedipus Complex - Hélène Deutsch
... Hélène Deutsch (1884–1982) was one of Freud's first female pupils and the first analyst who made an integral, chronological study of woman's psychological development ... In short, Deutsch claims that women have a passive-masochistic sexuality, they are born for reproduction and their development must be seen as different from the development ... Deutsch sees the female development as exceedingly difficult and tortuous, because at some point she must transfer her primary sexual object choice from her mother to her father (and ...

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    The embattled gates to equal rights indeed opened up for modern women, but I sometimes think to myself: “That is not what I meant by freedom—it is only ‘social progress.’”
    Helene Deutsch (1884–1982)

    After all, the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth.
    —Helene Deutsch (1884–1982)