ISBN 9781259098376,Theories Of Personality

Theories Of Personality



Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781259098376

ISBN-10 1259098370


Edition 7th
Number of Pages 656 Pages
Language (English)

General analytical philosophy

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. Salient Features Organization reflects the chronology and development of personality theories. Biographical sketches illustrate how the life experience of the various theorists shaped their theories. Significant coverage of the "Big Five" trait theory Consistent organization, clear writing style and helpful pedagogy for undergraduates Table of Contents Part I: Introduction Chapter 1: Introduction to Personality Theory Part II: Psycho dynamic 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 and Existential Theories Chapter 10: Maslow - Holistic Dynamic Theory Chapter 11: Rogers - Person Centered Theory Chapter 12: May - Existential Psychology Part IV: Dis-positional Theories Chapter 13: All port - Psychology of the Individual Chapter 14: Eysenck, McCrae and Costa's Trait and Factor 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