Adjustment and Growth: The Challenges of Life

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Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1999 - Adjustment (Psychology) - 668 pages
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This text interweaves coverage of theory, research and application, with a focus on encouraging students to use psychological knowledge to meet life challenges. The integrated emphasis on diversity aims to promote a more inclusive view of personal adjustment. The text incorporates coverage on biological views, contraception, classification of psychological disorders, adjustment disorders and acute stress disorder. A chapter on substance abuse is also included.

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Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including Psychology: Concepts & Connections, AIDS: What Every Student Needs to Know, Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, and Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development.

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