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Personality Theories An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0618214410

ISBN-13: 9780618214419

Edition: 6th 2003

Authors: Barbara Engler

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Now updated to reflect the status of current research on the theorists, this text is designed both to explain the major personality theories and to stimulate critical thinking.
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Book details

List price: $133.16
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 565
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Barbara Engler was a professor of psychology at Union County College in Cranford, NJ, where she taught the undergraduate personality theory course for 25 years. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Drew University in 1969. Dr. Engler has taught at Fairleigh Dickinson and Seton Hall Universities and has contributed articles and reviews to such publications as the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Contemporary Psychology.

Introduction: Evaluating Personality Theories
The Psychoanalytic Approach
Psychoanalysis: Sigmund Freud
The Neopsychoanalytic Approach
Analytical Psychology: Carl Jung
Interpsychic Theory: Alfred Adler and Harry Stack Sullivan
Psychoanalytic Social Psychology: Karen Horney, Erich Fromm
More Recent Trends in Psychoanalytic Theory
Ego Analytic Psychology: Erik Erikson
Human Relations: Object Relations Theory, the Stone Center Group
Behavior and Learning Theories
Experimental Analysis of Behavior: John Dollard, Neal Miller, B.F. Skinner
Social Learning Theories: Albert Bandura, Julian Rotter, Walter Mischel
Dispositional Theories
Traits and Personology: Gordon Allport, Henry Murray
Factor Analytic Theories: Raymond Cattell, The Big Five Personality Traits
Biological Traits: Hans Eysenck
Humanistic and Existential Theories
Humanism: Abraham Maslow, Carl Rogers
Existential Psychoanalysis: Rollo May
Cognitive Theories
Personal Constructs: George Kelly
Cognitive-Behavioral Theories: Albert Ellis, Aaron Beck, Arnold Lazarus
A Non-Western Approach
Zen Buddhism Conclusion: Personality Theory in Perspective
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