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The 7th edition of this trusted introduction to personality centers on the premise that personality theories are a reflection of the unique cultural background, family experiences, personalities, and professional training of their originators. The book begins by acquainting students with the meaning of personality and providing them with a solid foundation for understanding the nature of theory, as well as its crucial contributions to science. The chapters that follow present twenty-three major theories: coverage of each theory also encompasses a biographical sketch of each theorist, related research, and applications to real life. The primary focus of this revision was updating the theory chapters to reflect the most recent research.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Personality Theory|
|Adler: Individual Psychology|
|Jung: Analytical Psychology|
|Klein: Object Relations Theory|
|Horney: Psychoanalytic Social Theory|
|Fromm: Humanistic Psychoanalysis|
|Sullivan: Interpersonal Theory|
|Erikson: Post-Freudian Theory|
|Maslow: Holistic-Dynamic Theory|
|Rogers: Person-Centered Theory|
|May: Existential Psychology|
|Allport: Psychology of the Individual|
|Eysenck, McCrae, and Costa's Factor and Trait Theories|
|Skinner: Behavioral Analysis|
|Bandura: Social Cognitive Theory|
|Rotter and Mischel: Cognitive Social Learning Theory|
|Kelly: Psychology of Personal Constructs|
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