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McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Human Adjustment / Edition 2

Human Adjustment / Edition 2

by Jane S. Halonen, John W. Santrock


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Human Adjustment's engaging and accessible coverage of psychological principles and research is just the beginning. The text's emphasis on self assessment, personal growth, and critical thinking encourages students to take an interactive approach to the course. New co-author Jane Halonen brings her expertise in critical thinking and alternative assessment strategies to this revision.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780697235718
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 09/01/1996
Pages: 460
Product dimensions: 8.98(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Nature of AdjustmentThe Story of . . . * Preview* What Is Adjustment? Critical Thinking and Adjustment Psychology and Pseudopsychology Being a Wise Consumer of Psychological Knowledge Critical Thinking About Adjustment* Overview* Key Terms* Practical Knowledge About Adjustment* Self-Assessment Scoring and Interpretation* 2 Personality The Nature of Personality Theories of Personality Other Perspectives: Traits and Contexts 3 The Self and Identity The Self Identity 4 Stress Understanding Stress Biological and Emotional Factors in Stress Person Factors in Stress Contextual Factors in Stress 5 Coping The Nature of Coping Individual Coping Strategies Stress Management 6 Social Thinking and Behavior Social Cognition Interpersonal Social Influence Group Relations 7 Interpersonal Communication The Nature of Interpersonal Communication Verbal Interpersonal Communication Nonverbal Interpersonal Communication 8 Gender Defining Gender Gender Comparisons Gender Identity (and more...)

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