Psychology's Grand Theorists How Personal Experiences Shaped Professional Ideas

Psychology's Grand Theorists How Personal Experiences Shaped Professional Ideas

by Amy P. Demorest
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0805851070

ISBN-13: 9780805851076

Pub. Date: 07/16/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Demorest (psychology, Amherst College) identifies links between the personal lives and professional writing of Sigmund Freud for the psychodynamic approach, B. F. Skinner for the behavioral approach, and Carl Rogers for the phenomenological approach. She draws on their own theoretical and autobiographical writings. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Demorest (psychology, Amherst College) identifies links between the personal lives and professional writing of Sigmund Freud for the psychodynamic approach, B. F. Skinner for the behavioral approach, and Carl Rogers for the phenomenological approach. She draws on their own theoretical and autobiographical writings. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805851076
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/16/2004
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile:
1370L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1.Introduction1
Method of Analysis7
Notes18
References18
2.The Psychodynamic Approach: Sigmund Freud20
Work25
Early Case Study25
The Theory31
A Return to the Irma Dream37
Life43
Childhood44
Childhood Patterns Revisited in Adulthood50
Adulthood62
Conclusion66
Suggested Readings69
Notes70
3.The Behavioral Approach: B. F. Skinner73
Work78
Early Case Study80
The Theory85
Life94
Childhood94
Young Adulthood104
Adulthood114
Conclusion120
Suggested Readings122
Notes123
4.The Phenomenological Approach: Carl Rogers125
Work129
Early Case Study130
The Theory140
Life146
Childhood146
Young Adulthood150
Adulthood158
Rogers and Skinner161
Conclusion165
Suggested Readings168
Notes169
5.Conclusion172
Scientific Validity179
The Study of Lives187
Notes191
References191
Author Index195
Subject Index199

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