9780139587788

Psychology for Living: Adjustment, Growth, and Behavior Today

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  • ISBN13:

    9780139587788

  • ISBN10:

    0139587780

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/1999
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

This pedagogically rich introduction to the psychology of personal adjustment exposes students to all the major perspectives on psychology and provides opportunities for applying concepts to their lives. The Sixth Edition balances the most current scientific literature with a wealth of applications and the more popular aspects of psychology.

Table of Contents

1. Self-Direction in a Changing World
1(28)
2. Personality and Social Development
29(30)
3. Motivation and Emotion
59(29)
4. Stress
88(27)
5. The Body and Health
115(34)
6. Self-Concept
149(26)
7. Meeting People and Making Friends
175(27)
8. Being Part of a Group
202(28)
9. Marriage and Intimate Relationships
230(27)
10. Sexuality
257(33)
11. Work and Leisure
290(29)
12. Personal Control and Decision Making
319(25)
13. Psychological Disorders
344(31)
14. Therapy
375(30)
15. Older and Still Growing
405(26)
16. Death and Bereavement
431

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