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Theories of Personality

Theories of Personality - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073382708

Cover of Theories of Personality 7TH 09 (ISBN 978-0073382708)
ISBN13: 978-0073382708
ISBN10: 0073382701

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2009
International: No

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Theories of Personality - 7TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073382708

Jess Feist and Gregory Feist

ISBN13: 978-0073382708
ISBN10: 0073382701

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

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.

Author Bio

Gregory J. Feist has taught at San Jose State University in California. He received his Ph.D. in Personality Psychology from the University of California - Berkeley and is Undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. He is widely published in personality and creativity, scientific eminence, and the psychology of science. His research in creativitiy has been recognized by receipt of an Erly Career Award from Division for Psychology and the Arts (Division 10) of the American Psychological Association. He is also on the Editorial Board of Review of General Psychology.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1: Introduction to Personality Theory
Part II: Psychodynamic Theories Chapter 2: Freud: Psychoanalysis Chapter 3: Adler: Individual Psychology Chapter 4: Jung: Analytical Psychology Chapter 5: Klein: Object Relations Theory Chapter 6: Horney: Psychoanalytic Social Theory Chapter 7: Fromm: Humanistic Psychoanalysis Chapter 8: Sullivan: Interpersonal Theory Chapter 9: Erikson: Post-Freudian Theory
Part III: Humanistic/Existential Theories Chapter 10: Maslow: Holistic-Dynamic Theory Chapter 11: Rogers: Person-Centered Theory Chapter 12: May: Existential Psychology
Part IV: Dispositional Theories Chapter 13: Allport: Psychology of the Individual Chapter 14: Eysenck, McCrae, and Costa's Factor and Trait Theories
Part V: Learning Theories Chapter 15: Skinner: Behavioral Analysis Chapter 16: Bandura: Social Cognitive Theory Chapter 17: Rotter and Mischel: Cognitive Social Learning Theory Chapter 18: Kelly: Psychology of Personal Constructs