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Psychology and the Challenges of Life Adjustment and Growth

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ISBN-10: 0470383623

ISBN-13: 9780470383629

Edition: 11th 2010

Authors: Jeffrey S. Nevid, Spencer A. Rathus

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The new edition helps psychologists reflect on the ways in which psychology relates to every day lives and the important roles that it can play in helping people adjust to the challenges faced. It integrates a new Psychology and Modern Life feature throughout the chapters that focuses on emerging research in positive psychology that addresses the question, "What Makes People Happy?" The book also includes the latest research findings and scientific developments in a way that makes them interesting and accessible. In addition, a Psychology in Daily Life feature helps psychologists see how psychological knowledge discussed in the chapter can be applied to modem life.
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Book details

List price: $181.99
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/5/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including Psychology: Concepts & Connections, AIDS: What Every Student Needs to Know, Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, and Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development.

Psychology and the Challenges of Life
Stress: What Is It and How to Manage It?
Psychological Factors and Health
Developing Healthier Behaviors
The Self in a Social World
Social Influence: Being Influenced By- And Influencing- Others
Psychological Disorders
Therapies: Ways of Helping
Gender Roles and Gender Differences
Interpersonal Attraction: Of Friendship and Love
Relationships and Communication: Getting From Here to There
Sexual Behavior
Adolescent and Adult Development: Going Through Changes
The Challenges of the Workplace