Theoretical approaches to personality

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Prentice Hall PTR, 1982 - Psychology - 404 pages
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Theory and Research in Personality
3
Sigmund Freud
27
Erik H Erikson and Heinz Hartmann
60
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Barry Smith is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he has also been Acting Chair of the department and Director of Undergraduate Studies. The recipient of the Distinguished Teacher/Mentor Award, he has regularly taught introductory psychology, as well as graduate and undergraduate courses in personality, statistics, research design, and, most recently, biopsychology. He has authored and edited several earlier books, including Theories of Personality (1991), and has published numerous articles and chapters in major professional journals and handbooks. A Fellow of the International Organization of Psychophysiologists, Barry has for many years conducted a program of psychophysiological research in his Laboratory of Human Psychophysiology at the University of Maryland and in laboratories at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. His theories of arousal and of the lateralized neural processing of emotion have been the subject of a considerable amount of research over the years.

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