9780130409508

Psychology for Living: Adjustment, Growth, and Behavior Today

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130409508

  • ISBN10:

    0130409502

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

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.

Author Biography

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

Table of Contents

Self-Direction in a Changing World
1(25)
Personality and Social Development
26(28)
Motivation and Emotion
54(28)
Stress
82(25)
The Body and Health
107(31)
Self-Concept
138(3)
Meeting People and Making Friends
141(45)
Being Part of a Group
186(27)
Marriage and Intimate Relationships
213(26)
Sexuality
239(30)
Work and Leisure
269(27)
Personal Control and Decision Making
296(22)
Psychological Disorders
318(28)
Therapy
346(28)
Older and Still Growing
374(25)
Death and Bereavement
399

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