Personality Theories / Edition 9

Personality Theories / Edition 9

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by Barbara Engler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1285088808

ISBN-13: 9781285088808

Pub. Date: 02/22/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The Ninth Edition of PERSONALITY THEORIES continues to provide thorough coverage enhanced with helpful learning aids, opportunities for honing critical thinking skills, and integration of multicultural and gender-related issues. Each chapter focuses on one theory or group of theories and includes brief biographies that shed light on how the theories were formed.

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The Ninth Edition of PERSONALITY THEORIES continues to provide thorough coverage enhanced with helpful learning aids, opportunities for honing critical thinking skills, and integration of multicultural and gender-related issues. Each chapter focuses on one theory or group of theories and includes brief biographies that shed light on how the theories were formed. The author also provides criteria for evaluating each theory and cites current relevant research. A final chapter on Zen Buddhism covers a major non-Western theory of personality and serves to distinguish this program in the field. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285088808
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/22/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
146,300
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Evaluating Personality Theories. Part I: THE PSYCHOANALYTIC APPROACH. 2. Psychoanalysis. Part II: THE NEOPSYCHOANALYTIC APPROACH. 3. Analytical Psychology. 4. Interpsychic Theories. 5. Psychoanalytic Social Psychology. Part III: MORE RECENT TRENDS IN PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY. 6. Ego Analytic Psychology. 7. Human Relations. Part IV: BEHAVIOR AND LEARNING THEORIES. 8. Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 9. Social Learning Theories. Part V: DISPOSITIONAL AND BIOLOGICAL THEORIES. 10. Traits and Personology. 11. Factor Analytic, Genetic, and Evolutionary Theories 12. Biological Traits. Part VI: HUMANISTIC AND EXISTENTIAL THEORIES. 13. Humanism. 14. Existential Psychoanalysis. Part VII: COGNITIVE THEORIES. 15. Personal Constructs. 16. Cognitive-Behavioral Theories. Part VIII: A NON-WESTERN APPROACH. 17. Zen Buddhism. CONCLUSION: Personality Theory in Perspective. GLOSSARY. REFERENCES. INDEX. PHOTO CREDITS.

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