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📒A Review Of Personality Theories ✍ Victor J. Drapela
📝A REVIEW OF PERSONALITY THEORIES Book Synopsis : Personality theories are frameworks devised by professionals to interpret the interaction of dynamic forces operating in every person's life. This text explains in basic terms the following major theories: Psychoanalytic Theory, Analytic Theory, Individual Psychology, Interpersonal Theories, Psychosocial Theories, Learning Theory, Trait and Factor Theory, Field Theory, Phenomenology and Existentialism, Self-Theory, Holistic Theory, Logo-therapy, and Systemic Eclecticism. It is organized as a study guide to help the reader gain basic insights into various interpretations of the role that personality dynamics assume in human behavior. The author makes a conscious effort to keep the language clear and simple, avoiding unneeded technical terms. However, full recognition is given to the distinctive terminology developed by certain theorists. To lend a degree of concreteness to abstract ideas, explanatory drawings have been included wherever appropriate. This book will prove useful to students in counselor education and other applied psychology programs, particularly when reviewing personality theories for comprehensive or qualifying examinations. It is also a useful resource to practitioners preparing for certification or licensure tests. Additionally, the book may be of interest to persons of many walks of life who want to better understand the many and diverse interpretations of human behavior and of the dynamic forces within personality.
📒Personality Theories ✍ Albert Ellis
📝Personality Theories Book Synopsis : 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 than a century of psychological research to re-examine the theories of Freud, Jung, and Adler while taking an equally critical look at modern, research-based theories, including his own.
📒Personality Theories Workbook ✍ Donna Musialowski Ashcraft
📝Personality Theories Workbook Book Synopsis : The case studies in Ashcraft's unique workbook help students learn and apply personality theories to real-life examples of typical (rather than abnormal) behavior. While most personality texts present the major concepts of personality theories, this workbook enables them to understand examples and use the theories on their own. Case studies accompanied by questions guide students through an analysis of the case and encourage them to consider how a particular theorist would view it.
📒Handbook Of Personality ✍ Oliver P. John
📝Handbook of Personality Book Synopsis : This authoritative handbook is the reference of choice for researchers and students of personality. Leading authorities describe the most important theoretical approaches in personality and review the state of the science in five broad content areas: biological bases; development; self and social processes; cognitive and motivational processes; and emotion, adjustment, and health. Within each area, chapters present innovative ideas, findings, research designs, and measurement approaches. Areas of integration and consensus are discussed, as are key questions and controversies still facing the field.
📒Personality Theories ✍ Bem P. Allen
📝Personality Theories Book Synopsis : This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the key personality theorists by combining biographical information on each theorist with his or her contributions to the field, including her or his ranking among the world’s most respected psychologists. In addition, Allen provides a tabular format–that is, a running comparison between the major theorists, allowing students to analyze new theories against theories learned in previous chapters. The unique style of Allen's book is strengthened through his conversational tone, enabling students to easily grasp an understanding of the key people and movements in the field of personality.
📒Conceptions Of Personality ✍ Leon H. Levy
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📒Theories Of Personality ✍ Duane Schultz
📝Theories of Personality Book Synopsis : Filled with updated research and findings, the Eighth Edition of Schultz and Schultz's THEORIES OF PERSONALITY gives students a clear and cogent introduction to this dynamic field. Organized by theory, this popular text discusses major theorists who represent psychoanalytic, neopsychoanalytic, life-span, trait, humanistic, cognitive, behavioral, and social-learning approaches, while demonstrating the influence of events in theorists' personal and professional lives on the development of these theories. The book also explores the ways in which race, gender, and cultural issues play a part in the study of personality and in personality assessment, and includes numerous examples, tables, and figures that further enhance students' understanding of the content. The final chapter, Personality in Perspective, integrates topics explored in previous chapters and suggests conclusions that can be drawn from the many theorists' work. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Personality Theories Workbook ✍ Donna Ashcraft
📝Personality Theories Workbook Book Synopsis : The case studies in PERSONALITY THEORIES WORKBOOK, 5e, help students learn and apply personality theories to real-life examples of typical--rather than abnormal--behavior. While most personality texts present just the major concepts of personality theories, Donna Ashcraft’s unique workbook ensures that students thoroughly understand examples and enables students to put theories into practice. The text’s wide range of case studies is accompanied by questions that guide students through an analysis of the case, prompting them to consider how a particular theorist would view it. A variety of questions helps students apply each theory to real-world examples, while resources such as theory comparison questions ensure that students understand the differences between each theory. Succinct, affordable, and accessible, PERSONALITY THEORIES WORKBOOK, 5e, combines an excellent assortment of cases with critical-thinking questions and greater application of theories to students’ personal lives. The result is solid student understanding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Personality Theories ✍ Barbara Engler
📝Personality Theories Book Synopsis : The Ninth Edition of PERSONALITY THEORIES continues to provide thorough coverage enhanced with helpful learning aids, opportunities for honing critical thinking skills, and integration of multicultural and gender-related issues. Each chapter focuses on one theory or group of theories and includes brief biographies that shed light on how the theories were formed. The author also provides criteria for evaluating each theory and cites current relevant research. A final chapter on Zen Buddhism covers a major non-Western theory of personality and serves to distinguish this program in the field. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Handbook Of Personality Third Edition ✍ Oliver P. John
📝Handbook of Personality Third Edition Book Synopsis : This authoritative handbook is the reference of choice for researchers and students of personality. Leading authorities describe the most important theoretical approaches in personality and review the state of the science in five broad content areas: biological bases; development; self and social processes; cognitive and motivational processes; and emotion, adjustment, and health. Within each area, chapters present innovative ideas, findings, research designs, and measurement approaches. Areas of integration and consensus are discussed, as are key questions and controversies still facing the field.
📒Personality Theories ✍ Nicholas S. DiCaprio
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📒Personality Theories ✍ Eric Shiraev
📝Personality Theories Book Synopsis : Personality Theories: A Global View by leading scholar Eric Shiraev takes a dynamic, integrated, and cross-cultural approach to the study of personality. The text is organized around three general questions: Where did personality theories come from? How did the theorists study facts? How do we apply personality theories now? These questions provide a consistent focus on social context, interdisciplinary science, and applications. Going beyond traditional research from the Western tradition, the book also covers theories and studies rooted in the experiences of other countries and cultures.
📒Jung S Personality Theory Quantified ✍ Douglass J. Wilde
📝Jung s Personality Theory Quantified Book Synopsis : Jung's Personality Theory Quantified fills an urgent need for professionals using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) to map it on to the cognitive modes of Jung’s personality theory, avoiding potential logical errors in the traditional “type dynamics” method. It furthers Jung’s original concepts while placing them on a solid axiomatic basis not possessed by other personality theories. Bringing these quantitative findings to the millions of MBTI users – managers, consultants, counsellors, teachers, psychoanalysts and human resource professionals – will require further education of those already certified to administer the instrument according to type dynamics. For this reason numerical exercises follow most chapters to make the book a source reference for briefer workbooks usable in enhanced certification programs. Backed by quantitative theory and new graphical methods, the pioneering qualitative typology work of Myers and Briggs is thus extended to yield deeper understanding of the vital topics of human personality, creativity and human relations. Jungian psychoanalysts may find Jung's Personality Theory Quantified helpful in organizing complicated clinical information and it can also enhance the work of MBTI practitioners worldwide.
📒Development Of Personality And Its Theories ✍ B. Hiriyappa
📝Development of Personality and Its Theories Book Synopsis : In this book, we shall discuss about personality, Concept of personality, Characteristic of personality, The nature of personality, Assumptions of personality, Determinants of personality, Personality theories types of theories, Descriptive personality theories, Predictive personality theories, Prominent personality theories, Intrapsychic / psychoanalytic theory, Freud's structure of personality, Defensive mechanisms, Type theories, Sheldon's physiognomy theory, Carl Jung's extrovert and introvert theory, Trait theories, Gordon Allports trait theory of personality, Social learning theory, Observational learning, Skinner's behaviorist learning theory of personality, How personality develops? / The shaping of the personality, Freud's five stages of personality, Erikson's eight life stages, Argyris immaturity to maturity stages, Big five model of personality, The "big five" personality factors, Personality structure, Personality traits influencing organization behavior, Self-esteem, Self-monitoring and Personality characteristics in organizations.
📒The 3m Model Of Motivation And Personality ✍ John Mowen
📝The 3M Model of Motivation and Personality Book Synopsis : Integrating control theory, evolutionary psychology, and a hierarchical approach to personality, this book presents a new approach to motivation, personality, and consumer behavior. Called the 3M, which stands for `Meta-theoretic Model of Motivation', this theory seeks to account for how personality traits interact with the situation to influence consumer attitudes and actions. The book proposes that multiple personality traits combine to form a motivational network that acts to influence behavior. Mowen argues that in order to understand the causes of enduring behavioral tendencies, one must identify the more abstract traits underlying surface behaviors. In constructing the 3M model, the author reports data from fifteen empirical studies employing over 3500 respondents. In this hierarchical model, four types of personality traits are identified: elemental, compound, situational, and surface traits. Eight elemental traits are proposed as forming the underlying dimensions of personality. Consistent with control theory, the research reveals that the elemental traits combine to form compound traits, such as self-efficacy, task orientation, playfulness, and competitiveness. These elemental and compound traits combine with situational influences to cause enduring behavioral tendencies within general situational contexts. Examples of situational traits investigated include impulsive buying, value consciousness, sports interest, and health motivation. In the 3M model the elemental, compound, and situational traits combine to yield surface traits, which are enduring dispositions to act in specific behavioral contexts. Five surface traits are empirically investigated in the book: compulsive buying, sports participation, healthy diet lifestyles, proneness to bargaining, and a tendency to frugality. Across these five studies, the empirical results reveal that the 3M model accounts for over 44% of the variance in the surface trait measures. By presenting a new meta-theory of motivation and personality that is testable, Mowen's 3M model accounts for high levels of variance in consumer behavior. By integrating the work of selected past and current theorists into a comprehensible whole, the 3M model provides coherence in a field currently dominated by conflicting ideas, theories, and approaches. The book provides evidence that by understanding the individual dispositions that underlie consumer behavior, public policy officials and marketing specialists can develop better communication programs to influence and persuade their target audiences. The book shows how to employ the 3M model to segment the marketplace, provide psychographic inventories, position brands, create promotional themes, and develop brand personalities.
📒Personality Pearson New International Edition ✍ Howard S. Friedman
📝Personality Pearson New International Edition Book Synopsis : This successful text puts “personality” back into the personality course, integrating the classic insights of the personality theorists with modern research in a manner that will fascinate and encourage deeper thought. This text explores classic theory from a perspective that encourages critical thinking and fosters intellectual insight with respect to human nature. For example, it shows the relevance of classic theory to topics of personality and culture, evolution, ego, gender, and person-situation interactionism. Employing the highest scientific standards, Personality also uses a wide range of unique and provocative pedagogical devices that have been shown to motivate students. Hailed as the best-written, most relevant personality textbook on the market, Friedman and Schustack's fifth edition brings the field of personality to today's diverse student body.
📒Advanced Personality ✍ David F. Barone
📝Advanced Personality Book Synopsis : Embracing all aspects of personality study, Advanced Personality addresses major established theories and vital current research topics in the field, from the perspectives of both clinical and scholarly settings. This impressive text-reference features chapters that cover, among other topics-psychobiological theories of personality- conscious and unconscious functioning-and personality disorders from a trait perspective. Written for entry-level graduate and upper-level undergraduate students, the book includes an introductory chapter with a chronological table listing all major figures in the history of the field, and tables that summarize key aspects of various theories.
📒Human Growth And The Development Of Personality ✍ Jack Kahn
📝Human Growth and the Development of Personality Book Synopsis : Human Growth and the Development of Personality, Third Edition presents a well-informed account of human growth in which the maturation of the body plays a significant role. This book provides an invaluable foundation for the understanding of all the vagaries of normal human development. Organized into 20 chapters, this edition begins with an overview of the scientific basis for provision of human needs. This text then presents a scientific study of personality. Other chapters consider the developmental stages of an individual. The final chapter deals with the ever-present burden on public services of old people, including many who are living in financial deprivation, deplorable residential accommodation, and in conflict with members of family or close neighbors. This book is a valuable resource for readers who are confronted by perplexed or anxious patients, clients, or parents, to help them recognized their problems more clearly and so to offer them informed guidance.
📒Bodymind Energetics ✍ Mark D. Seem
📝Bodymind Energetics Book Synopsis : Dr. Seem proposes an integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and psychosomatics in this model of health care that acknowledges the connection of body and mind.
📒A Theory Of Personality Development ✍ Luciano L'Abate
📝A Theory of Personality Development Book Synopsis : With characteristic humility Luciano L'Abate has entitled this groundbreaking volume simply A Theory of Personality Development. But the theories put forth in these pages are anything but humble, representing, as they do, a radical departure from tradition. Unlike traditional theories of personality which have tended to be somewhat metaphysical, seeking to understand personality in a vacuum, Dr. L'Abate's theory is firmly rooted in the social and existential exigencies of everyday life as experienced within the five fundamental contexts of home, work, leisure, the marketplace (grocery shopping, barbershops, malls, etc.), and in transit. At the heart of the theory is the conviction that the ability to love and to negotiate are the sine qua non of personal competence, with the family as the major determinant of both. Balancing a keen sense of humanity with unwavering scientific rigor, Dr. L'Abate replaces many of the shopworn abstractions of traditional personality theory with concepts rooted in the fluid realities of family and social interaction. For instance, in place of self-esteem, which is a nonrelational and intrapsychic concept, are factors such as the attribution of importance to self and selected others and the ability to experience intimacy. He also integrates many social psychological models, such as social comparison, resource exchange, and ecological theories within a developmental, contextual framework. Since, in Dr. L'Abate's theory, personality development is viewed as the interplay of fundamental abilities in basic relative settings, the differences between personality function and dysfunction become more easily distinguishable. Hence, while previous theories sawpersonality development as separate or distinct from psychopathology this theory shows how normal development and deviance are corollaries and extensions of one another. In addition, Dr. L'Abate illustrates how, in light of the theory outlined in this book, humanistic and behavioral approaches to personality are quite compatible both conceptually and methodologically. Offering much more than just a novel twist on traditional psychological theory, A Theory of Personality Development propounds a revolutionary new approach to the understanding of personality and personality development. As such, it is essential reading for personality researchers, students, and all psychologists in clinical, developmental, abnormal, and social psychology.
📒Personality Traits ✍ Gerald Matthews
📝Personality Traits Book Synopsis : This second edition of the bestselling textbook Personality Traits is an essential text for students doing courses in personality psychology and individual differences. The authors have updated the volume throughout, incorporating the latest research in the field, and added three new chapters on personality across the lifespan, health and applications of personality assessment. Personality research has been transformed by recent advances in our understanding of personality traits. This book reviews the origins of traits in biological and social processes, and their consequences for cognition, stress, and physical and mental health. Contrary to the traditional view of personality research as a collection of disconnected theories, Personality Traits provides an integrated account, linking theory-driven research with applications in clinical and occupational psychology. The new format of the book, including many additional features, makes it even more accessible and reader friendly.