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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
    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
    Early Childhood53
    Impact of the First 6 Years of Life57
    Middle Childhood59
    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
    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
    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
    Deep Relaxation175
    Therapeutic Massage178
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    The Place of Work and Recreation in Your Life350
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Photo Credits476

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