Psychology for Living: Adjustment, Growth, and Behavior Today

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Prentice Hall, 1994 - Adjustment (Psychology) - 486 pages
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An introduction to the psychology of personality, which presents all the major perspectives on psychology and provides students with opportunities for applying concepts to their personal lives. This edition includes material on personality, jealousy, stress and the immune system, self-enhancement, love and close relationshps, and cognitive behavioural therapies.

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Karen Duffy" is a Distinguished Service Professor at the State University of New York, College at Geneseo. She received her Ph.D. in social and personality psychology from Michigan State University and is a family mediator for the New York Unified Court System. Dr. Duffy has authored several other books, including "Community Mediation: A Handbook for Practitioners and Researchers" and "Community Psychology."

"Eastwood Atwater" was a psychology professor at Montgomery County Community College and lectured at Gwynedd-Mercy College. He also conducted a private practice in psychology. His Ph.D. was from the University of Chicago, where he studied with Carl Rogers. Prior to his death in 1996, he authored books including "Adolescence," Fourth Edition, and "Human Relations.

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