Advanced Personality / Edition 1

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Embracing all aspects of personality study, Advanced Personality addresses major established theories and vital current research topics in the field. In recognition of the subject's deep roots in both the clinic and the university, the text includes chapters from psychologists working in these two settings. Upper-level undergraduates and beginning graduate students in psychology, education, social work, family therapy, and related fields will find this text indispensable.

Incl. learned helplessness & explanatory style; subjective well-being; self-w/other representations; sex/gender etc.

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A textbook for advanced undergraduates and entry-level graduate students. The 16 contributions cover a variety of theories of personality: psychoanalytic; interpersonal and systemic; humanistic and experiential; psychobiological; social cognitive; and cognitive- experiential. They also look at current research topics such as aggressive personalities, learned helplessness, subjective well-being and personality, gender and the individual, and personality disorders. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Overview: Introduction to Personality Study; D.F. Barone, K.D. Kominars. Theories of Personality: Psychoanalytic Theories of Personality; B. Quintar, et al. Interpersonal and Systemic Theories of Personality; S.N. Gold, G. Bacigalupe. Humanistic and Experiential Theories of Personality; J.C. Watson, L.S. Greenberg. Trait Theories of Personality; M. Zuckerman. Operant Theory of Personality; C.R. Parker, et al. Social Cognitive Theories of Personality; S.L. Williams, D. Cervone. Special Topic: Conscious and Unconscious Functioning: Cognitive-Experiential Self-Theory; S. Epstein. Why Do We Need to Be Conscious? A Psychoanalytic Answer; H. Shevrin. Current Research Topics in Personality: Aggressive Personalities; L. Erkowitz. Learned Helplessness and Explanatory Style; C. Peterson, C. Park. Subjective Well-Being and Personality; E. Diener. Personality Disorders; T.A. Widiger. Self-with-Other Representations; D.M. Ogilvie, et al. Sex/Gender and the Individual; R.D. Ashmore, A.D. Sewell. Author Index. Subject Index.

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