David Peck, David Whitlow
April 4, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 142 Pages
ISBN 9780367135874 - CAT# K409752
Series: Psychology Library Editions: Personality
Originally published in 1975, this book reviews the major personality theories influential at the time, including those of Freud, Kelly, Cattell, and Eysenck, and presents the main assessment techniques associated with them. It also discusses their application in such fields as abnormal psychology, diagnosis, psychotherapy, education and criminology.
The authors find none of the theories completely satisfactory, but pinpoint important successes and suggest a promising new approach.
Editor’s Introduction. 1. Introduction to Personality Theory 2. Psychoanalytic Personality Theory 3. Interpersonal Theories 4. Type and Trait Theories 5. Narrow Band Theories (1) 6. Narrow Band Theories (2) 7. A Social Learning Approach 8. Conclusions. Further Reading. References and Name Index. Subject Index.