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Psychology Library Editions: Personality: 16 Volume Set

Psychology Library Editions: Personality: 16 Volume Set

1st Edition

Various
March 14, 2019

The study of personality has a long history and many different theoretical viewpoints within psychology. Psychology Library Editions: Personality (16 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between 1950 and 1997, covering many of these traditions and theories. It includes contributions...

Culture and Cognition: Readings in Cross-Cultural Psychology

Culture and Cognition: Readings in Cross-Cultural Psychology

1st Edition

J. W. Berry, P. R. Dasen
March 14, 2019

Originally published in 1974, studies of cultural influences on cognition, carried out from a variety of theoretical and methodological stances, were collected for the first time in this volume. The editors placed particular emphasis on selecting material by authors from many countries who had been...

The Optimal Personality: An Empirical and Theoretical Analysis

The Optimal Personality: An Empirical and Theoretical Analysis

1st Edition

Richard W. Coan
March 14, 2019

The terms mental health, maturity, personality integration, self-actualization have been used by psychologists to represent the realm of the ideal or optimal personality. Originally published in 1974, Professor Richard Coan here describes a method of analysing this domain, and examines the...

The Construction of Personality: An Introduction (Second Edition)

The Construction of Personality: An Introduction (Second Edition)

1st Edition

Sarah E. Hampson
March 14, 2019

Originally published in 1988, this second edition of The Construction of Personality has been substantially revised and updated. The author provides an introduction to current theory and research in the psychology of personality at the time and examines this work from the perspective of...

Interaction Concepts of Personality

Interaction Concepts of Personality

1st Edition

Robert C. Carson
March 14, 2019

"Personality" is an intimidatingly complex area of human behaviour, where empirically valid generalizations are not easily established or formulated, and where investigators at the time of publication were themselves a long way from the development of a commonly shared language and conceptual...

Humans as Self-Constructing Living Systems: A Developmental Perspective on Behavior and Personality

Humans as Self-Constructing Living Systems: A Developmental Perspective on Behavior and Personality

1st Edition

Donald H. Ford
March 14, 2019

Originally published in 1987, the purpose of this title was to develop a conceptual framework for understanding individual humans as complex, functional entities. It was felt that a sound developmental theory of human personality and behaviour would help synthesize existing scientific and clinical...

Humans as Self-Constructing Living Systems: Putting the Framework to Work

Humans as Self-Constructing Living Systems: Putting the Framework to Work

1st Edition

Martin E. Ford, Donald H. Ford
March 14, 2019

Originally published in 1987, the purpose of this companion volume to Donald Ford’s (1987) Humans as Self-Constructing Living Systems: A Developmental Perspective on Personality and Behavior was to illustrate the potential utility of the Living Systems Framework (LSF) for stimulating new...

An Introduction to Personality Study

An Introduction to Personality Study

1st Edition

Raymond B. Cattell
March 14, 2019

Originally published in 1950, the need for a small standard text on basic principles of personality structure and development had been very apparent to teachers of psychology for some time. There were many books illustrating specialized or applied aspects of the psychology of personality – such as...

Theories of Personality: A Systems Approach

Theories of Personality: A Systems Approach

1st Edition

David Lester
March 14, 2019

Designed as a text for both graduate and undergraduate students, this book, originally published in 1995, presents an intrapsychic explanation of human behaviour – concepts based on psychological processes and ‘structures’ within the mind. In this context, a unique treatment of personality theory...

Macrostructures: An Interdisciplinary Study of Global Structures in Discourse, Interaction, and Cognition

Macrostructures: An Interdisciplinary Study of Global Structures in Discourse, Interaction, and Cognition

1st Edition

Teun A. van Dijk
March 14, 2019

Macrostructures are higher-level semantic or conceptual structures that organize the ‘local’ microstructures of discourse, interaction, and their cognitive processing. They are distinguished from other global structures of a more schematic nature, which we call superstructures. Originally published...

Prophecy, Behaviour and Change: An Examination of Self-fulfilling Prophecies in Helping Relationships

Prophecy, Behaviour and Change: An Examination of Self-fulfilling Prophecies in Helping Relationships

1st Edition

Gerald G. Smale
March 14, 2019

Professional helpers may harm their clients instead of helping them. This is one of the important implications – for the selection, training and practice of members of the helping professions – of the evidence reviewed in this book. Originally published in 1977, Gerald Smale argues that the...

Approaches to Personality Theory

Approaches to Personality Theory

1st Edition

David Peck, David Whitlow
March 14, 2019

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,...

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