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Psychology Applied to Modern Life : Adjustment in the 21st Century

Psychology Applied to Modern Life : Adjustment in the 21st Century - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0495553397

Cover of Psychology Applied to Modern Life : Adjustment in the 21st Century 9TH 09 (ISBN 978-0495553397)
ISBN13: 978-0495553397
ISBN10: 0495553395
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2009
International: No

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Psychology Applied to Modern Life : Adjustment in the 21st Century - 9TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495553397

Wayne Weiten

ISBN13: 978-0495553397
ISBN10: 0495553395
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 9TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Filled with comprehensive, balanced coverage of classic and contemporary research, relevant examples, and engaging applications, this text shows you how psychology helps you understand yourself and the world, and uses psychological principles to illuminate the variety of opportunities you have in your life and your future career. While professors cite this bestselling book for its academic credibility and the authors' ability to stay current with 'hot topics,' students say it's one text they just don't want to stop reading. The text and associated workbook are highly readable, engaging, and visually appealing, providing you with a wealth of material you can put to use every day.

Table of Contents

1. Adjusting to Modern Life.
2. Theories of Personality.
3. Stress and Its Effects.
4. Coping Processes.
5. The Self.
6. Social Cognition and Social Influence.
7. Interpersonal Communication.
8. Friendship and Love.
9. Marriage and Intimate Relationships.
10. Gender and Behavior.
11. Development in Adolescence and Adulthood.
12. Careers and Work.
13. Development and Expression of Sexuality.
14. Psychology and Physical Health.
15. Psychological Disorders.
16. Psychotherapy.
Appendix: URLs for Recommended Web Sites.