Psychology Applied to Modern Life Adjustment in the 21st Century (with InfoTrac)

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/16/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Edition after edition, this comprehensive text for the adjustment course has enjoyed best-seller status in a crowded field. While professors cite the book for its academic credibility and the authors' ability to stay current with 'hot topics,' students say it's one text they just don't want to stop reading. Its relevant examples spark students' interest in psychology, and its engaging applications that show students how psychology helps them understand themselves and their world. Students and instructors alike find the text and associated workbooks to be a highly readable, engaging, visually appealing package that provide a wealth of personal applications.

Table of Contents

1. Adjusting to Modern Life
2. Theories of Personality
3. Stress and Its Effects
4. Coping Processes
5. The Self
6. Social Cognition and Social Influence
7. Interpersonal Communication
8. Friendship and Love
9. Marriage and Intimate Relationships
10. Gender and Behavior
11. Development in Adolescence and Adulthood
12. Careers and Work
13. Development and Expression of Sexuality
14. Psychology and Physical Health
15. Psychological Disorders
16. Psychotherapy
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