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Introduction to Personality By E.Jerry Phares

Introduction to Personality
by E.Jerry Phares

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Presents the major theories, research techniques, and assessment methods in contemporary personality psychology. Each theoretical chapter is followed by a research and assessment chapter, with summaries intended to help students recognize each theory's strengths and weaknesses.
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Introduction to Personality by E.Jerry Phares

This text introduces the major theories, research techniques, and assessment methods in contemporary personality psychology. Each theoretical chapter is followed by a research and assessment chapter, with summary evaluations intended to help students recognize each theory's strengths and weaknesses. The text can be used by students with little or no background in psychology beyond a general introductory course. The book features a mixture of traditional theory and recent research and offers a detailed discussion of the biological and environmental determinants of personality.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 An introduction to the study of personality: introduction to personality; conceptions of personality. Part 2 Concepts of personality: psychoanalytic theory; psychoanalysis; phenomenology; phenomenology and the self; the dispositional perspective; dispositions; the behavioural traditional; behaviourism; social learning theory; social learning. Part 3 Personality processes: intelligence; anxiety, stress and health; perceived control; aggression; altruism, empathy and moral judgements; sex roles and gender differences.

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GOR004295775
Introduction to Personality by E.Jerry Phares
E.Jerry Phares
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pearson Education Limited
1990-12-31
690
0673464245
9780673464248
N/A
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