NEW MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Psychology for Living / Edition 11

NEW MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Psychology for Living / Edition 11

by Steven J. Kirsh, Karen Grover Duffy, Eastwood Atwater
     
 

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID,

See more details below

Overview

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products.

Packages

Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase.

Used or rental books

If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code.

Access codes

Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase.

--

This access code card gives you access to all of MySearchLab's tools and resources. Want a complete eText of your textbook, too? Buy immediate access to MySearchLab with Pearson eText online with a credit card at www.mysearchlab.com.

Helps readers apply psychological insights to their own lives.

The eleventh edition of Psychology for Living: Adjustment, Growth, and Behavior Today is designed for students interested in applying psychological insights and principles to their own lives. The text helps readers achieve a better understanding of themselves and others.

The scope of Psychology for Living draws material from the major perspectives of psychology, including the psychodynamic, ecological, cognitive-behavioral, and humanistic viewpoints. The goal of the text is based firmly on increasing readers’ understanding as well as their knowledge about adjustment, in order that they may continue learning and growing on their own.

This text is available in a variety of formats — digital and print. Check your favorite digital provider for your etext, including Coursesmart, Kindle, Nook, and more.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Apply psychological insights and principles to their own lives.
  • Increase their knowledge on adjustment, in order to continue learning and growing on their own.
  • Understand themselves and others better.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205909575
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/12/2013
Pages:
554
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

In this Section:
1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents


1. Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Self-Direction in a Changing World

Chapter 2: The Puzzle of Childhood

Chapter 3: Affirmative Aging — Adulthood

Chapter 4: Seeking Selfhood

Chapter 5: Toward Better Health

Chapter 6: Taking Charge

Chapter 7: Managing Motives and Emotions

Chapter 8: Making and Keeping Friends

Chapter 9: Leader or Follower?

Chapter 10: At Work and Play

Chapter 11: Sexuality

Chapter 12: Love and Commitment

Chapter 13: Stress

Chapter 14: Understanding Mental Disorders

Chapter 15: If You Go for Help

Chapter 16: Good Grief and Death


2. Full Table of Contents

PART 1: Introduction

Chapter 1: Self-Direction in a Changing World

Social Change

The Challenge of Self-Direction

Themes of Personal Growth

PART 2: Becoming

Chapter 2: The Puzzle of Childhood

Perspectives on Child Development

Key Foundational Elements of Childhood

Chapter 3: Affirmative Aging—Adulthood

Adult Development

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions—Early Adulthood

Same Old, Same Old?—Middle Adulthood

Aging Gracefully—Late Adulthood

Chapter 4: Seeking Selfhood

What Is Self-Concept?

The Components of the Self

Core Characteristics of Self-Concept

The Self-Concept and Personal Growth

Chapter 5: Toward Better Health

Body Image

Health and the Mind–Body Relationship

Coping with Illness

Promoting Wellness

Chapter 6: Taking Charge

Personal Control

Decision Making

Decisions and Personal Growth

Chapter 7: Managing Motives and Emotions

Understanding Motivation

Understanding Emotions

PART 4: Being Social

Chapter 8: Making and Keeping Friends

Meeting People

Keeping Friends

When It’s Hard to Make Friends

Chapter 9: Groups: Belonging, Following, and Leading

Kinds of Groups

Creating and Joining Groups

What Goes on in Groups?

When Groups Go Wrong

Group Leadership

Chapter 10: At Work and Play

At Work

At Play

PART 5: Being Intimate

Chapter 11: Sexuality

Sexuality and Shared Partnerships

Sexual Responsiveness

Sexual Orientation

Practical Issues

Chapter 12: Love and Commitment

Love is a Many Splendored (and Defined) Thing

Finding Love

Marriage and Other Committed Relationships

Adjusting to Intimate Relationships

Divorce and Its Consequences

PART 6: Facing Challenges

Chapter 13: Stress!

Oh No!—Understanding Stress

Yikes!—Reactions to Stress

Phew!—Managing Stress

Chapter 14: Understanding Mental Disorders

Psychological Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

Mood Disorders

Other Disorders

Applying This to Yourself

Chapter 15: If You Go for Help

Psychotherapy: What is it? Who Uses it?

Insight Therapies—The Talking Cure

Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies

Other Approaches to Treatment

How Well Does Therapy Work?

Finding Help

Chapter 16: Death, Dying, and Grief

Death and Dying

Life and Death in Perspective

Bereavement and Grief

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >