Psychology of Adjustment: An Applied Approach / Edition 1

Psychology of Adjustment: An Applied Approach / Edition 1

by Thomas L. Creer
     
 

A practical, hands-on book that presents the principles and techniques of behavior self-management. It reinforces basic skills with the tools readers need to perform self-management on a behavior of their own they wish to change. Psychology of Adjustment: An Applied Approach delivers the fundamentals of personal behavior change through

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A practical, hands-on book that presents the principles and techniques of behavior self-management. It reinforces basic skills with the tools readers need to perform self-management on a behavior of their own they wish to change. Psychology of Adjustment: An Applied Approach delivers the fundamentals of personal behavior change through practical strategies readers need to change or control their own behavior. Provides practical, real-world examples within a step-by-step approach to personal problem management and follows that up with a useful, day-to-day guide to personal self-management techniques. A valuable book for any professional involved in helping others to affect a change in personal behavior, self-management, or self-control. Also useful in a high school course covering personal adjustment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132548632
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/08/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Adjustment and Self-Management.

2. Components of Self-Management.

3. Additional Components of Self-management.

4. Selecting a Problem: Decision Making and Problem Solving.

5. Assessment and Behavior Change.

6. Behavioral Change Procedures.

7. Social Learning and Cognitive Procedures.

8. Maladaptive and Dysfunctional Thoughts.

9. Emotional Reactions.

10. Coping with Stress.

11. Time Management.

12. Effective Studying.

13. Health and Wellness.

14. Exercise.

15. Diet and Weight Control.

16. Tobacco Use.

17. Alcohol Abuse.

18. Sexual Behavior.

19. Sexual Violence.

20. Sexual Harassment.

21. Shyness and Assertiveness.

22. Friends.

23. Dating.

24. Planning a Career.

25. Obtaining Employment.

26. The Workplace.

27. Changing Jobs.

28. Directing Others.

29. Marriage.

30. Raising Children.

31. Aging and Death.

32. Self-Efficacy.

33. Why Self-management Fails.

34. Relapse Prevention and Management.

35. Self-management Redux.

References.

Index.

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