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Theories of Personality Understanding Persons

ISBN-10: 0205860869
ISBN-13: 9780205860869
Edition: 6th 2013
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List price: $238.93
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/11/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 600
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Enlivens theories through illustrative biographies, clear explanations, the latest research Theories of Personalityprovides an overview of major classic and current theories of personality, brings theories to life through the interpretation of illustrative biographies, and integrates a clear explanation of theory with the latest research. In the sixth edition, the organization has changed to reflect the current changes in the field of personality, focusing more on new theories and leaving behind topics that have faded into the historical past. Learning GoalsUpon completing this book, readers should be able to:Have a clear understanding of the theories of personalityIdentify the major and current theories of personalityIllustrate a real-life example of major concepts of personality theoryApply theoretical ideas to understanding particular individuals they may encounter in their professional work and personal livesNote:MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase the MySearchLab with eText, please visit:www.mySearchLab.comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab with eText (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10:  0205860869/ ValuePack ISBN-13:  9780205860869  

Introduction to Personality Theory
the Psychoanalytic Perspective
Freud: Classical Psychoanalysis
Jung: Analytical Psychology
the Psychoanalytic-Social Perspective
Adler: Individual Psychology
Erikson: Psychosocial Development
Horney and Relational Theory: Interpersonal Psychoanalytic Theory
the Trait Perspective
Allport: Personological Trait Theory
Two Factor Analytic Trait Theories: Cattell's 16 Factors and the Big Five
Biological Theories: Evolution, Genetics, and Biological Factor Theories
the Behavioral Perspective
the Challenge of Behaviorism: Dollard and Miller, Skinner, and Staats
Kelly: Personal Construct Theory
Mischel: Traits in Cognitive Social Learning Theory
Bandura: Performance in Cognitive Social Learning Theory
the Humanistic Perspective
Chapter14 Rogers: Person-Centered Theory
Maslow and His Legacy: Need Hierarchy Theory and Positive Psychology
Buddhist Psychology: Lessons From Eastern Culture
Conclusion
Introduction to Personality Theory
Personality: the Study of Individuals
Description of Personality
Personality Dynamics
Personality Development
The Scientific Approach
Methods in Personality Research
One Theory or Many? Eclecticism and the Future of Personality Theory
Summary
the Psychoanalytic Perspective
Freud: Classical Psychoanalysis
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Freud's Theory
The Unconscious
Structures of the Personality
Intrapsychic Conflict
Personality Development
Psychoanalytic Treatment
Psychoanalysis as a Scientific Theory
Summary
Jung: Analytical Psychology
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Jung's Theory
The Structure of Personality
Symbolism and the Collective Unconscious
Therapy
Synchronicity
Psychological Types
Summary
the Psychoanalytic-Social Perspective
Adler: Individual Psychology
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Adler's Theory
Striving from Inferiority toward Superiority
The Unity of Personality
The Development of Personality
Psychological Health
Interventions Based on Adler's Theory
Summary
Erikson: Psychosocial Development
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Erikson's Theory
The Epigenetic Principle
The Psychosocial Stages
The Role of Culture in Relation to the Psychosocial Stages
Racial and Ethnic Identity
Research on Development through the Psychosocial Stages
Toward a Psychoanalytic Social Psychology
Summary
Horney and Relational Theory: Interpersonal Psychoanalytic Theory
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Interpersonal Psychoanalytic Theory
Interpersonal Psychoanalysis: Horney
Basic Anxiety and Basic Hostility
Three Interpersonal Orientations
Four Major Adjustments to Basic Anxiety
Secondary Adjustment Techniques
Cultural Determinants of Development
Therapy
Parental Behavior and Personality Development
The Relational Approach Within Psychoanalytic Theory
The Sense of Self in Relationships
Narcissism
Attachment in Infancy and Adulthood
Therapy
Summary
the Trait Perspective
Allport: Personological Trait Theory
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Allport's Theory
Major Themes in Allport's Work
Allport's Definition of Personality
Personality Traits
Personality Development
Personality and Social Phenomena
Eclecticism
Summary
Two Factor Analytic Trait Theories: Cattell's 16 Factors and the Big Five
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Factor Analytic Trait Theories
Factor Analysis
The 16 Factor Theory: Cattell
Personality Measurement and the Prediction of Behavior
Because Personality Is Complex: A Multivariate Approach
Psychological Adjustment
Three Types of Traits
Predicting Behavior
Determinants of Personality: Heredity and Environment
The Role of Theory in Cattell's Empirical Approach
The Big Five Factor Theory
Extraversion
Agreeableness
Neuroticism
Conscientiousness
Openness
A Hierarchical Model
Are the Five Factors Universal?
Various Measures of the Big Five
Factors and Other Personality Constructs
Summary
Biological Theories: Evolution, Genetics, and Biological Factor Theories
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Biological Theories
Evolutionary Approaches
Aggression and Dominance
Sexual Behavior
Parental Behavior
Altruism and Social Emotions
Culture
Genetics and Personality
Temperament
Emotional Arousal
Cortical Arousal
Biological Factor Theories: Eysenck, Gray, and Others
Eysenck's �PEN� Biological Model
Gray's Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory
Cloninger's Tridimensional Model
Biological Mechanisms in Context
Summary
the Behavioral Perspective
the Challenge of Behaviorism: Dollard and Miller, Skinner, and Staats
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Behavioral Theories
Psychoanalytic Learning Theory: Dollard and Miller
Learning Theory Reconceptualization of Psychoanalytic Concepts
Four Fundamental Concepts About Learning
The Learning Process
The Four Critical Training Periods of Childhood
Frustration and Aggression
Conflict
Language, Neurosis, and Psychotherapy
Suppression
Radical Behaviorism: Skinner
Behavior as the Data for Scientific Study
Learning Principles
Applications of Behavioral Techniques
Radical Behaviorism and Personality: Some Concerns
Psychological Behaviorism: Staats
Reinforcement
Basic Behavioral Repertoires
Situations
Psychological Adjustment
The Nature-Nurture Question from the Perspective of Psychological Behaviorism
The Act Frequency Approach to Personality Measurement
Contributions of Behaviorism to Personality Theory
Summary
Kelly: Personal Construct Theory
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Kelly's Theory
Constructive Alternativism
The Process of Construing
The Structure of Construct Systems
The Social Embeddedness of Construing Efforts
The Role Construct Repertory (REP) Test
Cognitive Complexity
Personality Change
Therapy
Research Findings
Summary
Mischel: Traits in Cognitive Social Learning Theory
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Mischel's Theory
Delay of Gratification
Personality Traits: Mischel's Challenge
The CAPS Model
Applications of the CAPS Model of Personality
Summary
Bandura: Performance in Cognitive Social Learning Theory
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Bandura's Theories
Reciprocal Determinism
Self-Regulation of Behavior: the Self-System
Self-Efficacy
Processes Influencing Learning
Observational Learning and Modeling
Therapy
The Person in the Social Environment
Summary
the Humanistic Perspective
Chapter14: Rogers: Person-Centered Theory
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Rogers's Theory
The Actualizing Tendency
The Self
Development
Therapy
Other Applications
Criticisms of Rogers's Theory
Summary
Maslow and His Legacy: Need Hierarchy Theory and Positive Psychology
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Maslow's Theory
Need Hierarchy Theory: Maslow
Maslow's Vision of Psychology
Hierarchy of Needs
Self-Actualization
Applications and Implications of Maslow's Theory
Maslow's Challenge to Traditional Science
Self-Determination Theory and Intrinsic Motivation
Positive Psychology
Positive Subjective Experience
Positive Traits
Positive Institutions
The Promise of Positive Psychology
Summary
Buddhist Psychology: Lessons From Eastern Culture
Chapter Overview
Preview: Overview of Buddhist Psychology
The Relevance of Buddhism for Personality Psychology
A Brief History of Buddhism
The Buddhist Worldview: the Four Noble Truths
Buddhism and Personality Concepts
Spiritual Practices
Buddhism and Psychotherapy
The Importance of the Dialogue, and Some Cautions
Summary
Conclusion
Chapter Overview
Choosing or Combining Theories
Theories as Metaphors
Summary

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