Personality and Personal Growth / Edition 4

Personality and Personal Growth / Edition 4

by Robert Frager, James Fadiman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321011929

ISBN-13: 9780321011923

Pub. Date: 09/02/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

A textbook for an undergraduate psychology course for students who may or may not pursue the discipline into graduate school. It surveys the various theories of personality, encouraging students to use themselves as the primary touchstone for each. The fifth edition (earlier 1974-98) revises the text for clarity rather than adding new information. Annotation c. Book

Overview

A textbook for an undergraduate psychology course for students who may or may not pursue the discipline into graduate school. It surveys the various theories of personality, encouraging students to use themselves as the primary touchstone for each. The fifth edition (earlier 1974-98) revises the text for clarity rather than adding new information. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321011923
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
09/02/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.64(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexvii
About the Authorsxxi
1Introduction1
A Constructive Approach to Personality Theory2
Theories of Personality3
Expanding the Scope of Personality Theory3
The Structure of Each Chapter7
2Sigmund Freud and Psychoanalysis15
Personal History16
Intellectual Antecedents19
Major Concepts20
Structure of the Personality23
Psychosexual Stages of Development25
Freud's View About Women29
Dynamics: Anxiety, Psychoanalysis, and Dreamwork30
Structure33
Therapist/Therapy36
Evaluation39
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Studies in Hysteria41
3Anna Freud and the Post-Freudians: Melanie Klein, Donald Winnicott, Heinz Kohut, and the Gestalt Therapy of Fritz and Laura Perls51
Anna Freud52
Further Developments in Psychoanalytic Theory: Melanie Klein, Donald Winnicott, and Heinz Kohut59
Further Developments in Psychoanalytic Therapy: The Gestalt Therapy of Fritz and Laura Perls67
The Theory Firsthand: Three Excerpts from Anna Freud75
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Fritz Perls, Gestalt Therapy Verbatim76
4Carl Gustav Jung and Analytic Psychology83
Personal History84
Intellectual Antecedents87
Major Concepts89
Dynamics104
Structure108
Evaluation111
Recent Developments: Jung's Influence113
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpts from Analytical Psychology114
5Alfred Adler and Individual Psychology120
Personal History121
Intellectual Antecedents123
Major Concepts125
Dynamics133
Structure136
Evaluation140
Recent Developments: Adler's Influence141
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Social Interest142
6Karen Horney and Humanistic Psychoanalysis147
Personal History149
Intellectual Antecedents152
Major Concepts154
Horney's New Paradigm157
Dynamics165
The Process of Psychotherapy167
Nonclinical Applications of Horney169
Evaluation172
Conclusion172
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Self-Analysis173
7The Psychology of Women179
Section 1.A Relational Approach180
Major Concepts180
Dynamics185
Relational Therapy190
Evaluation192
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Women's Growth in Connection192
Section 2.Healing the Relational Crisis194
Section 3.Organic Inquiry: A Transpersonal/Feminist Research Methodology197
Intellectual Antecedents197
A Fundamental Metaphor198
The Process198
The Methodology in Action199
8Erik Erikson and the Life Cycle207
Personal History208
Intellectual Antecedents210
Major Concepts212
Dynamics227
Structure228
Evaluation231
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpts from Childhood and Society232
9Wilhelm Reich and Somatic Psychology237
Personal History238
Intellectual Antecedents240
Major Concepts242
Dynamics245
Structure250
Evaluation252
Other Approaches to Somatic Psychology254
Evaluation260
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpts from Me and the Orgone261
10William James and the Psychology of Consciousness267
Personal History269
Intellectual Antecedents271
Major Concepts273
Dynamics: Forces Supporting and Limiting Personal Growth282
Structure287
The Role of the Teacher288
Evaluation289
The Psychology of Consciousness290
Evaluation301
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpts from Talks to Teachers and The Varieties of Religious Experience302
11B. F. Skinner and Radical Behaviorism313
Personal History314
Intellectual Antecedents316
Major Concepts319
Structure329
Evaluation338
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from "Humanism and Behaviorism"340
12Applications of Cognitive Psychology346
Evaluation355
The Theory Firsthand: Cognitive Therapy355
Cognitive Science and Human Experience: A New Partnership356
13George Kelly and Personal Construct Psychology360
Introduction361
Personal History362
Intellectual Antecedents363
Major Concepts365
Dynamics377
Diagnosis381
Therapy383
Evaluation385
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from "The Psychology of the Unknown"386
14Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Perspective393
Personal History394
Intellectual Antecedents398
Major Concepts399
Dynamics405
Structure407
The Fully Functioning Person411
Person-Centered Therapy412
Encounter Groups416
Evaluation418
The Theory Firsthand: Roger's Ideas420
The Linkage to Theory421
15Abraham Maslow and Transpersonal Psychology428
Personal History429
Intellectual Antecedents431
Major Concepts432
Dynamics445
Structure446
Recent Developments: Maslow's Influence450
Evaluation450
Transpersonal Psychology451
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from "The Plateau Experience"459
16Yoga and the Hindu Tradition465
History466
Major Concepts468
Dynamics486
Structure488
Evaluation491
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpts from Radha: Diary of a Woman's Search492
17Zen and the Buddhist Tradition498
History499
Major Concepts502
Dynamics511
Structure517
Evaluation525
Recent Developments: The Influence of Buddhism527
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpts from The Wild White Goose529
18Sufism and the Islamic Tradition535
History537
Major Concepts543
Dynamics547
Structure554
Evaluation560
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Forty Days: The Diary of a Traditional Solitary Sufi Retreat561
Credits568
Name Index569
Subject Index576

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