Personality Theories: A Global View by leading scholar Eric Shiraev takes a dynamic, integrated, and cross-cultural approach to the study of personality. The text is organized around three general questions: Where did personality theories come from? How did the theorists study facts? How do we apply personality theories now? These questions provide a consistent focus on social context, interdisciplinary science, and applications. Going beyond traditional research from the Western tradition, the book also covers theories and studies rooted in the experiences of other countries and cultures.
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Table of ContentsChapter 1: Introducing Personality Identifying personality Approaching Personality Applying Knowledge About PersonalityChapter 2: Scientific Foundations Science and the Scientific Method Influences on the Study of Personality How do we Apply Knowledge?Chapter 3: Research Methods Personality Research Methods How Do We Prepare and Conduct Research? Applying Critical Thinking to Research MethodsChapter 4: The Psychoanalytic Tradition The Essence of The Psychoanalytic Tradition Discussing The Psychoanalytic Tradition Applying The Psychoanalytic TraditionChapter 5: The New Wave in the Psychoanalytic Tradition Psychoanalysis and Society Theoretical Expansions: Ego Psychology Theoretical Expansions: Away From the Libido Concept Psychoanalysis and Social Behavior Contributions of the “New Wave” Psychoanalysts Applying the Psychoanalysis of the “New Wave”Chapter 6: The Behavioral-Learning Tradition The Behavioral-Learning Tradition Understanding Personality by Studying Animal Behavior Studying Reflexes Watson: Studying and Applying Behaviorism Studying Behavior From Different Angles Optimistic Behaviorism of B. F. Skinner Social Learning Theory What Behaviorism Accomplished and What it Missed Applying the Behavioral-Learning TraditionChapter 7: The Trait Tradition The Trait Approach Trait Theorists and Perspectives The Big Five Humanities and Personality Traits A Cross-Cultural Approach to Personality Applying the Trait TraditionChapter 8: The Cognitive Tradition The Roots of the Cognitive Tradition: Early Psychology Cognitive Science Psychology and Cognitive Science Studies of Attitudes The Personal Constructs Approach Culture and the Self Literature and the Inner World Applying the Cognitive TraditionChapter 9: The Humanistic Tradition The Humanistic Tradition: Social Contexts The Essence of Humanistic Tradition Principles of Humanistic Psychology Key Figures and Influences in the Humanistic Tradition Existentialism Abraham Maslow and Humanistic Psychology The Autotelic Personality Humanistic Tradition and Activism Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Approach Positive Psychology Accomplishments and Limitations of the Humanistic Tradition Applying the Humanistic TraditionChapter 10: The Developmental Domain The Essence of the Developmental Domain Studying The Developmental Domain Applying the Developmental DomainChapter 11: The Gender Domain The Essence of the Gender Domain Traditional Views of the Sexes Evolving Views of the Sexes Traditional Views of Gender Evolving Views of Gender Traditional Views of Sexual Orientation Evolving Views of Sexual Orientation Applying the Gender DomainChapter 12: The Clinical Domain The Essence of the Clinical Domain Diagnosing Personality Disorders Classification and Description of Personality Disorders Cluster: Odd and Eccentric Behavior Cluster: Dramatic, Emotional, or Erratic Behavior Cluster: Anxious and Fearful Behavior Etiology of Personality Disorders Differential Diagnosis and Comorbidity Applying Knowledge to the Clinical DomainChapter 13. Personality: The Adjustment Domain The Essence of Adjustment and Coping Areas of Change Requiring Coping and Adjustment Types of Coping and Adjustment Identifying “Helpful” Personality Traits Outcomes of Coping and Adjustment Traits That Negatively Affect the Coping Process Identifying Adaptive Coping Strategies Identifying Maladaptive Strategies Applying the Adjustment DomainChapter 14. Personality Theories in the 21st Century Case 1: “Hacking” Living Cells for a Good Cause Case 2: Understanding Multimorbidity Case 3: Height, Masculinity, and Self-Esteem Case 4: A Personality Profile of the Internet Troll Understanding an Individual’s Personality