Psychology and Personal Growth

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Nelson Goud, Abe Arkoff
Allyn and Bacon, 2002 - Psychology - 365 pages
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Designed for undergraduate courses in the Psychology of Adjustment, Personal Growth, Personal Development, and various helping professional pre-service programs (e.g. social work, occupational therapy, education). This established collection of readings text uses articles and photo-essays to apply psychology to personal growth and development. The text guides students in learning about themselves and interacting with society. Its six major themes: identity, human communication, growth dynamics, feelings and emotions, human relationships, and leading a quality life, provide a thought-provoking look at how psychology influences personal development. - More than half the readings are new. - The book has been tailored to allow professors to use the text in a semester-long course. - New content on gender roles, adulthood, communication, emotional development, quality of life, and personal relationships. - A greater variety of works, including essays and poems, diversify the material and perspectives presented to the student. - A new Instructors Manual and Test Bank is available. - Follow-up sections after each article provide a structure for discussion and interpretation. - Applied acti

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Contents

The Basic Relationship Abe Arkoff
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Rubricizing Nelson Goud
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One Foot out the Door Sydney Lewis
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