Encouraging critical thinking about psychological issues, this introductory textbook summarizes the scientific research on human behavior relevant to the challenge of living effectively in contemporary society, and walks through the developmental transitions at each stage of life. The eighth edition reflects new developments in psychology and adds 1,000 plus references. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
|Series:||PSY 103 Towards Self-Understanding Series|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)|
Table of Contents
1. Adjusting to Modern Life. 2. Theories of Personality. 3. Stress and Its Effects. 4. Coping Processes. 5. Psychology and Physical Health. 6. The Self. 7. Social Thinking and Social Influence. 8. Interpersonal Communication. 9. Friendship and Love. 10. Marriage and the Family. 11. Gender and Behavior. 12. Development and Expression of Sexuality. 13. Careers and Work. 14. Psychological Disorders. 15. Psychotherapy. 16. Positive Psychology.
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