Obituaries

Dr. Helene Deutsch (March 29, 1982), 97. Psychoanalyst and author Dr. Deutsch is best known for her two-volume work, The Psychology of Women, published in 1944 (the first volume deals with girlhood, the second with motherhood). She was also the first female analyst to be analyzed by Sigmund Freud, and was a staunch supporter of his theories. Though popular when it first appeared, The Psychology of Women has come under strong criticism from feminists for its stress on women’s innate passivity.

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