Psychology and the Challenges of Life: Adjustment to the New Millennium / Edition 11

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Overview

The new edition helps psychologists reflect on the ways in which psychology relates to every day lives and the important roles that it can play in helping people adjust to the challenges faced. It integrates a new Psychology and Modern Life feature throughout the chapters that focuses on emerging research in positive psychology that addresses the question, “What Makes People Happy?” The book also includes the latest research findings and scientific developments in a way that makes them interesting and accessible. In addition, a Psychology in Daily Life feature helps psychologists see how psychological knowledge discussed in the chapter can be applied to modem life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470556450
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/7/2010
  • Edition description: 11th Edition Binder Ready Version
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1- Psychology and the Challenges of Life

Chapter 2- Personality

Chapter 3- Stress: What Is It and How to Manage It?

Chapter 4- Psychological Factors and Health

Chapter 5- Developing Healthier Behaviors

Chapter 6- The Self in a Social World

Chapter 7- Social Influence: Being Influenced By- And Influencing- Others

Chapter 8- Psychological Disorders

Chapter 9- Therapies: Ways of Helping

Chapter 10- Gender Roles and Gender Differences

Chapter 11- Interpersonal Attraction: Of Friendship and Love

Chapter 12- Relationships and Communication: Getting From Here to There

Chapter 13- Sexual Behavior

Chapter 14- Adolescent and Adult Development: Going Through Changes

Chapter 15- The Challenges of the Workplace

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