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Theories of Personality / Edition 11

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Theories of Personality / Edition 11

How does using FaceBook affect your personality? Do selfies show the real you? You'll find the answers in THEORIES OF PERSONALITY, 11th Edition, which gives you a clear and cogent introduction to this dynamic field. Updated with new research and findings, this popular text discusses major theorists who represent psychoanalytic, neopsychoanalytic, lifespan, trait, humanistic, cognitive, behavioral, and social-learning approaches, while demonstrating the influence of events in theorists' lives on the development of their theories. It reviews current work on selected facets of personality including locus of control, sensation seeking, learned helplessness, optimism-pessimism, and positive psychology, and explores how race, gender, and cultural issues play a part in the study of personality and in personality assessment. The final chapter integrates topics explored in previous chapters and suggests conclusions that can be drawn from the many theorists' work.

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ISBN-13: 9781305652958
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2016
Series: MindTap Course List Series
Edition description: New Edition
Sales rank: 205,819
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Duane P. Schultz is a former professor of psychology at the University of South Florida. He has also held faculty appointments at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia (now the University of Mary Washington), American University in Washington, D.C., and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Dr. Schultz and his wife, Sydney Ellen Schultz, are a well-regarded textbook author team.

Sydney Ellen Schultz is a writer, editor, and researcher who has developed print and digital publications and teaching materials for publishers, government agencies, schools, and professional associations. She and her husband, Duane Schultz, are well regarded as textbook authors.

Table of Contents

1. Studying Personality: Assessment, Research, and Theory. 2. Sigmund Freud: Psychoanalysis. 3. Carl Jung: Analytical Psychology. 4. Alfred Adler: Individual Psychology. 5. Karen Horney: Neurotic Needs and Trends. 6. Erik Erikson: Identity Theory. 7. Gordon Allport: Motivation and Personality. 8. Raymond Cattell, Hans Eysenck, and Other Trait Theorists. 9. Abraham Maslow: Needs-Hierarchy Theory. 10. Carl Rogers: Self-Actualization Theory. 11. George Kelly: Personal Construct Theory. 12. B. F. Skinner: Reinforcement Theory. 13. Albert Bandura: Modeling Theory. 14. Mini-Theories: Locus of Control, Sensation Seeking, Learned Helplessness, Optimism/Pessimism, Positive Psychology, Happiness and Success. 15. Personality in Perspective. Glossary. References. Author Index. Subject Index.

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