Published August 1997
by Brooks/Cole Pub Co .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||530|
Theories of Personality--Study Guide book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The 7th edition of this trusted introduction to perso /5(9). The 8th edition of Theories of Personality follows in the tradition of the previous versions, by centering 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 /5(62). Assessment in the Study of Personality 12 Research in the Study of Personality 26 Theory in the Study of Personality 33 Questions About Human Nature 36 Chapter Summary 40 Review Questions 41 Suggested Readings 42 PART ONE The Psychoanalytic Approach 45 CHAPTER 1 Sigmund Freud: Psychoanalysis 47 The Life of Freud (–) 48 Instincts: The File Size: 4MB. About the Author. Barbara Engler was a professor of psychology at Union County College in Cranford, New Jersey, where she taught the undergraduate personality theory course for 25 years. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Drew University in Cited by:
Organized by theory, this popular text discusses major theorists who represent psychoanalytic, neopsychoanalytic, lifespan, trait, humanistic, cognitive, behavioral, and social-learning approaches, while demonstrating the influence of events in theorists' personal and professional lives on the development of their theories. Psychodynamic theory is predicated on the assumption that there is an unconscious which informs one’s life. Psychic determinism – the idea that personality and behavior are determined more by psychological factors than by biological conditions or current life effects. o ID – The only component of personality that is around from birth File Size: KB. study of personality is based on explaining individual differences that account for unique ways of responding to various situations. Adding a more detailed analysis, Leeper and Madison () suggested the following: (1) personality is only a part of the whole life of the individual, rather than the sum total of psychological characteristics; (2). This is a textbook about the various theories of personality in psychology. For the purposes of the book and for purposes of psychological study, personality as a construct is defined as "a pattern of relatively permanent traits and unique characteristics that give both consistency and individuality to a person's behavior" (p. 4). The textbook I read is the seventh 4/5.
: Study Guide for Ryckman's Theories of Personality, 9th (): Ryckman, Richard M.: BooksPrice: $ The trait theory approach is one of the most prominent areas within personality psychology. According to these theories, personality is made up of a number of broad traits. A trait is a relatively stable characteristic that causes an individual to behave in certain ways. This book delivered theories of personality, as promised. However, the prose was tedious and dull. I read this in and haven't since found any problems or inaccuracies with the material, so the work is sound. But the presentation is tedious and very, very dry/5. Personality Theories: Critical Perspectives is the groundbreaking, final text written by Albert Ellis, long considered the founder of cognitive behavioral therapies. The book provides students with supporting and contradictory evidence for the development of personality theories through time. Without condemning the founding theorists who came before him, Ellis builds on more 4/5(4).