The Psychologist's Book of Personality Tests: 24 Revealing Tests to Identify and Overcome Your Personal Barriers to a Better Life / Edition 1 available in Paperback
FIND OUT HOW TO GET WHAT YOU WANT OUT OF LIFE . . .Do you long for happiness? Do you worry too much? Are you contentin your romantic relationships? Do you wish you felt better aboutyourself?Now you can discover exactly what's stopping you from living thelife you long to lead-and what you can do about it. Based on thelatest research, this inspiring guide by renowned author andpsychologist Dr. Louis Janda presents twenty-four psychologicaltests that will help you identify the barriers standing between youand a more fulfilling personal and professional life-and figure outhow you can overcome them. Developed by behavioral researchers forprofessional use, these tests are divided into threesections-personal barriers, interpersonal barriers, and one'scapacity for change-and cover every aspect of personality, fromself-esteem, impulsiveness, and self-efficacy, to intimacy, anger,and romantic relationships. Best of all, at the end of each test,Dr. Janda provides expert advice that will help you use yourresults to make changes for yourself or help you decide whether youshould seek professional help. Refreshingly candid and insightful,The Psychologist's Book of Personality Tests will not only help youachieve greater personal and professional success-it will show youhow to get what you want out of life.
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About the Author
LOUIS JANDA, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Old Dominion University. He is also the author of The Psychologist's Book of Self-Tests: 25 Love, Sex, Intelligence, Career, and Personality Tests and Love and Sex Tests, along with six psychology textbooks. He has appeared on Donahue, Geraldo, and Sonya Friedman, among other television shows.
Table of Contents
Introduction.PERSONAL BARRIERS.How Do You Feel about Yourself?: The Self-Esteem RatingScale.How Anxious Are You?: The Four Systems Anxiety Questionnaire.How Depressed Are You?: The Automatic Thoughts Questionnaire.Who Controls Your Fate?: The Personal Behavior Inventory.How Rational Are You?: The Survey of Personal Beliefs.How Impulsive Are You?: The Barratt Impulsiveness Scale.How Do You Feel about Your Body?: The Multidimensional Body-SelfRelations Questionnaire.How Much Do You Worry?: The "Why Worry" Scale.INTERPERSONAL BARRIERS.How Friendly Are You?: The Friendliness Scale.How Assertive Are You?: The Adult Self-Expression Scale.How Capable Are You of Intimacy?: The Fear of Intimacy Scale.Are You a Controlling Person?: The Way of Life Scale.Are You an Angry Person?: The Multidimensional AngerInventory.How Trusting Are You?: The Specific Interpersonal TrustScale.How Romantic Are You?: The Romantic Relationship Scale.How Guilty Are You about Sex?: The Revised Mosher GuiltInventory.IN SEARCH OF SELF-GROWTH.How Good Are You at Turning Your Bad Moods Around?: The NegativeMood Regulation Scale.How Effective a Person Are You?: The Self-Efficacy Scale.How Hardy Are You?: The Hardiness Scale.How Well Do You Cope with Traumatic Life Events?: The ThrivingScale.How Empathic Are You?: The Empathy Scale.How Comfortable Are You with Your Mortality?: The Sense of SymbolicImmortality Scale.Do You Like New Experiences?: The Neophilia Scale.Do You Experience Moments of Joy?: The Peak ExperiencesScale.Epilogue: Translating Knowledge into Action.