Psychology and the Challenges of Life : Adjustment to the New Millennium

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/2009
  • Publisher: Wiley
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The new edition helps psychologists reflect on the ways in which psychology relates to every day lives and the important roles that it can play in helping people adjust to the challenges faced. It integrates a new Psychology and Modern Life feature throughout the chapters that focuses on emerging research in positive psychology that addresses the question, "What Makes People Happy?" The book also includes the latest research findings and scientific developments in a way that makes them interesting and accessible. In addition, a Psychology in Daily Life feature helps psychologists see how psychological knowledge discussed in the chapter can be applied to modem life.

Table of Contents

Psychology and the Challenges of Life
Stress: What Is It and How to Manage It?
Psychological 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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