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Personality and Personal Growth

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11/9/2012
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Summary

Understand personality perspectives through a theoretical lens. Through a set of different theoretical lenses, Personality and Personal Growthgives students the opportunity to understand their own lives and the lives of others. By observing their own reactions, readers' come to their own conclusions regarding the value of each theory. The seventh edition continues to have a streamlined organization to help students understand its cross-cultural, global, and gender-balanced perspectives in psychology. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Understand new research developments in psychology and its significance today Support readers in evaluating theories for personal knowledge Relate psychological ideas to readers own life and lives of others Note:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visitwww.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab: ValuePack ISBN-10: TBD/ ValuePack ISBN-13: TBD

Author Biography

James Fadiman received his Ph.D. in psychology from Stanford University and has taught at San Francisco State University, Brandeis, Stanford and Sofia University. He has his own consulting firm and offers seminars to executives and educators worldwide. He has written or edited books on holistic health, goal setting, and abnormal psychology, is an editor for two journals, and sits on the board of several non-profit corporations. James was a college counselor for several years and continues to teach Ph.D. students

 

Robert Frager received his Ph.D. in social psychology from Harvard University, where he was a teaching assistant to Erik Erikson and research assistant to Stanley Milgram. He has taught psychology at Harvard, UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz and is the founder and first president of Sofia University, formerly the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology. He is currently Professor of Psychology and director of the Master’s program in Spiritual Guidance at Sofia University in Palo Alto, California.

Table of Contents

In this Section:
1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

 


 

1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:


Chapter 1: Sigmund Freud and Psychoanalysis
Chapter 2: Carl Gustav Jung and Analytical Psychology
Chapter 3: Karen Horney and Humanistic Psychoanalysis
Chapter 4: Alfred Adler and Individual Psychology
Chapter 5: Feminist Approaches
to Personality Theory
Chapter 6: Erik Erikson and the Life Cycle
Chapter 7: William James and the Psychology of Consciousness
Chapter 8: B. F. Skinner and Radical Behaviorism
Chapter 9: Cognitive Psychology: Albert Bandura and Aaron Beck
Chapter 10: George Kelly and Personal Construct Psychology
Chapter 11: Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Perspective
Chapter 12: Abraham Maslow and Transpersonal Psychology
Chapter 13: Yoga and the Hindu Tradition
Chapter 14: Zen and the Buddhist Tradition
Chapter 15: Sufism and the Islamic Tradition



2.   FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Chapter 1: Sigmund Freud and Psychoanalysis

Personal History

Intellectual Antecedents

Major Concepts

The Structure of the Personality

Psychosexual States of Development

Freud’s Views about Women

Dynamics

Structure

Therapist/Therapy

Research

Evaluation and Current Influence

Recent Developments

The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Studies in Hysteria  

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

Chapter 2: Carl Gustav Jung and Analytic Psychology

Personal History

Intellectual Antecedents

Major Concepts

Dynamics

Structure

Research

Evaluation

Recent Developments: Jung’s Influence

The Theory Firsthand: Excerpts from Analytical Psychology

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

 

Chapter 3: Karen Horney and Humanistic Psychoanalysis

Personal History

Intellectual Antecedents

Major Concepts

Horney’s New Paradigm

Dynamics

Nonclinical Applications of Horney

Research

Evaluation

Conclusion

The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Self Analysis

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

Chapter 4: Alfred Adler and Individual Psychology

Personal History

Intellectual Antecedents

Major Concepts

Dynamics

Structure

Research

Evaluation

Recent Developments: Adler’s Influence
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Social Interest

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

Chapter 5:  Feminist Approaches to Personality Theory

     Feminist Psychology

A Brief History of Feminism

Feminist Contributions to Personality Theory

Relational-Cultural Theory

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

         

 

Chapter 6: Erik Erikson and the Life Cycle

Personal History

Intellectual Antecedents

Major Concepts

Dynamics

Structure

Research

Evaluation

Recent Developments: Erikson’s Influence
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Childhood and Society

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 


Chapter 7: William James and the Psychology of Consciousness

Personal History

Intellectual Antecedents

Major Concepts

Dynamics

Structure

Evaluation

The Psychology of Consciousness

Evaluation

The Theory Firsthand: Excerpts from Talks to Teachers and The Varieties of Religious Experience

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

Chapter 8: B. F. Skinner and Radical Behaviorism

Personal History

Intellectual Antecedents

Major Concepts

Structure

Research

Evaluation

The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from “Humanism and Behaviorism”

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

 

Chapter 9: Cognitive Psychology: Albert Bandura and Aaron Beck

Albert Bandura and Social Cognitive Theory

Aaron Beck and Cognitive Therapy

Evaluation

The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from “Self-Efficacy” and Cognitive Therapy and the Emotional Disorders

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

Chapter 10: George Kelly and Personal Construct Theory

Introduction

Personal History

Intellectual Antecedents

Major Concepts

Research

Evaluation

Recent Developments: Constructive Psychology Theory
Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

Chapter 11:   Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Perspective

Personal History

Intellectual Antecedents

Major Concepts

Dynamics

Structure

The Fully Functioning Person

Person-Centered Therapy

Group Work

Research

Evaluation

The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from “Rogers’ Ideas”

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

Chapter 12:   Abraham Maslow and Transpersonal Psychology

Personal History

Intellectual Antecedents

Major Concepts

Dynamics

Structure

Research

Evaluation

Transpersonal Psychology

Research

Evaluation of Transpersonal Psychology
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from “The Plateau Experience”

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

Chapter 13:   Yoga and the Hindu Tradition

History

Major Concepts

Dynamics

Structure

Research

Evaluation

The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Radha: Diary of a Woman’s Search

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

Chapter 14:   Zen and the Buddhist Tradition

History

Major Concepts

Dynamics

Structure

Research

Evaluation

Recent Developments: The Influence of Buddhism
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from The Wild, White Goose

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography

 

Chapter 15:   Sufism and the Islamic Tradition

History

Major Concepts

Dynamics

Structure

Research

Recent Developments

The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Sufi Talks: Teachings of an American Sufi Sheikh

Chapter Highlights

Key Concepts

Annotated Bibliography



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