For courses on Adjustment, Coping, Personal Growth, Mental Health, and Applied Psychology. This introduction to the psychology of personal adjustment exposes students to all the major perspectives on psychology and provides opportunities for applying concepts to their personal lives. It combines an accessible, personalized approach with a research orientation by balancing the most current scientific literature with a wealth of applications and the more popular aspects of psychology. Content is drawn from the psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and humanistic viewpoints and includes contributions from clinical, personality, social, and developmental psychology, as well as from cognitive, biological, and health psychology.
Karen Duffy is a Distinguished Service Professor at the State University of New York, College at Geneseo Eastwood Atwater was a professor of psychology at Montgomery County Community College and lectured at Gwynedd-Mercy College. He died in 1996