9780072996142

Personality Psychology: Domains of Knowledge About Human Nature with PowerWeb

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072996142

  • ISBN10:

    0072996145

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/4/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Organizing content into six domains of personality functioning (dispositional, biological, intrapsychic, cognitive/experiential, social and cultural, and adjustment), this text interweaves contemporary research with classic and modern theories within the context of each of the domains. This unique framework encourages students to view the "whole person" as the sum of influences and effects of each of the domains of personality functioning. The second edition includes the latest research, as well as a restructuring of material, and continues to bring the subject to life by incorporating a vivid, four-color design.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Introduction to Personality Psychology

2. Personality Assessment, Measurement, and Research Design

Part I The Dispositional Domain

3. Traits and Trait Taxonomies

4. Theoretical and Measurement Issues in Trait Psychology

5. Personality Dispositions over Time: Stability, Change, and Coherence

Part II The Biological Domain

6. Genetics of Personality

7. Physiological Approaches to Personality

8. Evolutionary Perspectives on Personality

Part III The Intrapsychic Domain

9. Psychoanalytic Approaches to Personality

10. Psychoanalytic Approaches: Contemporary Issues

11. Motives and Personality

Part IV The Cognitive/Experiential Domain

12. Cognitive Approaches to Personality

13. Emotion and Personality

14. Approaches to the Self

Part V The Social and Cultural Domain

15. Personality and Social Interaction

16. Sex, Gender, and Personality

17. Culture and Personality

Part VI The Adjustment Domain

18. Stress, Coping, Adjustment, and Health

19. Disorders of Personality

Conclusion

20. Summary and Future Directions

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