Psychology Applied to Modern Life: Adjustment in the 21st Century

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2014 - Psychology - 672 pages
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Filled with comprehensive, balanced coverage of classic and contemporary research, relevant examples, and engaging applications, this book shows you how psychology helps you understand yourself and the world-and uses psychological principles to illuminate the variety of opportunities you have in your life and your future career. While professors cite this bestselling book for its academic credibility and the authors' ability to stay current with ''hot topics,'' students say it's one text they just don't want to stop reading. The book and associated workbook are highly readable, engaging, and visually appealing, providing you with a wealth of material you can put to use every day.
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Contents

To the Student
Adjusting to Modern Life
Theories of Personality
Stress and Its Effects
Coping Processes
Psychology and Physical Health
The Self
Social Thinking and Social Influence
Development and Expression of Sexuality
Careers and Work
Psychological Disorders
Psychotherapy
Positive Psychology
Psychology and Environmental Sustainability Whats Good for the Earth is Good for Us
Glossary
References

Interpersonal Communication
Friendship and Love
Marriage and Intimate Relationships
Gender and Behavior
Name Index
Subject Index
Personal Explorations Workbook
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