9780470079898

Psychology and the Challenges of Life: Adjustment to the New Millennium , 10th Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470079898

  • ISBN10:

    0470079894

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

This new edition ofAdjustment and Growth illustrates how psychology provides the basis for meeting many of the challenges of contemporary life. The text's integrated emphasis on diversity promotes a more inclusive view of personal adjustment. Coverage of diversity issues throughout provides reasons why psychologists study human diversity and relates those reasons to issues of personal adjustment.

Table of Contents

Psychology and the Challenges of Life
Personality
Stress: What Is It and How to Manage It?
Physiological Factors and Health
Developing Healthier Behaviors
The Self in a Social World
Social Influence: Being Influenced By- And Influencing- Others
Psychological Disorders
Therapies: Ways of Helping
Gender Roles and Gender Differences
Interpersonal Attraction: Of Friendship and Love
Relationships and Communication: Getting From Here to There
Sexual Behavior
Adolescent and Adult Development: Going Through Changes
The Challenges of the Workplace
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