ISBN-10:
0534343392
ISBN-13:
2900534343391
Pub. Date:
08/28/1996
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
I Never Knew I Had a Choice / Edition 6

I Never Knew I Had a Choice / Edition 6

by Gerald Corey
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    ISBN-13: 2900534343391
    Publisher: Cengage Learning
    Publication date: 08/28/1996
    Series: Counseling Series
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 441
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1Invitation to Personal Learning and Growth3
    Where Am I Now?3
    Choice and Change4
    A Model for Personal Growth8
    Are You an Active Learner?19
    Multiple Intelligences and Multiple Learning Styles21
    Getting the Most From This Book: Suggestions for Personal Learning28
    Summary31
    Where Can I Go From Here?32
    The Rogers Indicator of Multiple Intelligences35
    Resources for Future Study40
    Chapter 2Reviewing Your Childhood and Adolescence43
    Where Am I Now?43
    Stages of Personality Development: A Preview44
    Infancy50
    Early Childhood53
    Impact of the First 6 Years of Life57
    Middle Childhood59
    Pubescence65
    Adolescence66
    Summary69
    Where Can I Go From Here?70
    Resources for Future Study70
    Chapter 3Adulthood and Autonomy73
    Where Am I Now?73
    The Struggle Toward Autonomy and Interdependence74
    Stages of Adulthood90
    Early Adulthood91
    Middle Adulthood97
    Late Middle Age102
    Late Adulthood104
    Summary111
    Where Can I Go From Here?112
    Resources for Future Study113
    Chapter 4Your Body and Wellness117
    Where Am I Now?117
    Wellness and Life Choices119
    Maintaining Sound Health Practices126
    Your Bodily Identity135
    Summary146
    Where Can I Go From Here?147
    Resources for Future Study147
    Chapter 5Managing Stress151
    Where Am I Now?151
    Sources of Stress153
    Effects of Stress156
    Destructive Reactions to Stress161
    Constructive Responses to Stress164
    Time Management168
    Money Management170
    Meditation171
    Mindfulness174
    Deep Relaxation175
    Yoga177
    Therapeutic Massage178
    Summary181
    Where Can I Go From Here?181
    Resources for Future Study183
    Chapter 6Love187
    Where Am I Now?187
    Love Makes a Difference189
    Barriers to Loving and Being Loved190
    Is It Worth It to Love?200
    Learning to Love and Appreciate Ourselves202
    Inauthentic and Authentic Love203
    Summary209
    Where Can I Go From Here?209
    Resources for Future Study210
    Chapter 7Relationships213
    Where Am I Now?213
    Types of Intimacy214
    Meaningful Relationships: A Personal View218
    Anger and Conflict in Relationships224
    Dealing With Communication Blocks230
    Gay and Lesbian Relationships235
    Separation and Divorce241
    Summary247
    Where Can I Go From Here?248
    Resources for Future Study250
    Chapter 8Becoming the Woman or Man You Want to be253
    Where Am I Now?253
    Male Roles254
    Female Roles264
    Alternatives to Rigid Gender-Role Expectations275
    Summary278
    Where Can I Go From Here?279
    Resources for Future Study280
    Chapter 9Sexuality283
    Where Am I Now?283
    Misconceptions About Sexuality284
    Developing Your Own Sexual Values285
    Learning to Talk Openly About Sexual Issues288
    Sex and Guilt290
    Learning to Enjoy Sensuality and Sexuality293
    Sex and Intimacy296
    AIDS: A Contemporary Crisis299
    Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases307
    Sexual Abuse and Harassment309
    Summary317
    Where Can I Go From Here?319
    Resources for Future Study319
    Chapter 10Work and Recreation323
    Where Am I Now?323
    Your College Education as Your Work325
    Choosing an Occupation or Career328
    The Process of Deciding on a Career338
    Choices at Work342
    Changing Careers in Midlife346
    Retirement347
    The Place of Work and Recreation in Your Life350
    Summary355
    Where Can I Go From Here?356
    Resources for Future Study359
    Chapter 11Loneliness and Solitude363
    Where Am I Now?363
    The Value of Loneliness and Solitude364
    Learning to Confront the Fear of Loneliness366
    Creating Our Own Loneliness Through Shyness369
    Loneliness and Our Life Stages373
    Summary384
    Where Can I Go From Here?385
    Resources for Future Study386
    Chapter 12Death and Loss389
    Where Am I Now?389
    Our Fears of Death391
    Death and the Meaning of Life393
    Suicide: Ultimate Choice or Ultimate Cop-Out?397
    Freedom in Dying400
    The Stages of Death and Loss403
    Grieving Over Death, Separation, and Other Losses409
    Being "Dead" Psychologically and Socially413
    How Well Are You Living Life?418
    Summary418
    Where Can I Go From Here?419
    Resources for Future Study420
    Chapter 13Meaning and Values423
    Where Am I Now?423
    Our Quest for Identity424
    Our Search for Meaning and Purpose427
    The Foundations of Meaning429
    Our Values in Action435
    Embracing Diversity438
    The Quick Discrimination Index442
    Summary445
    Where Can I Go From Here?445
    Resources for Future Study448
    Chapter 14Pathways to Personal Growth451
    Where Am I Now?451
    Pathways for Continued Self-Exploration452
    Counseling as a Path to Self-Understanding454
    Dreams as a Path to Self-Understanding456
    Concluding Comments460
    Where Can I Go From Here?461
    Resources for Future Study462
    References and Suggested Readings464
    Index471
    Photo Credits476

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