Psychology and the Challenges of Life
A long-respected standard in the psychology of adjustment, Psychology and the Challenges of Life, Eleventh Edition has been thoroughly updated and contemporized to provide students the ability to reflect on how psychology relates to the lives we live and the roles that psychology can play in helping us with the challenges we face. Authors Jeffrey Nevid and Spencer Rathus explore the many applications of psychological concepts and principles used to meet the challenges of daily life, while encouraging students to apply concepts to themselves through active learning exercises, self-assessment questionnaires, and journaling exercises.
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Contents in Brief
Challenges of Life
Psychology and the Challenges of Life 2
Psychological Factors and Health
Developing Healthier Behaviors
Beverly A Greene In Her Own Words 319
Recite Recite Recite 329 Reflect Reflect Reflect 331
Gender Roles and Gender Differences
Of Friendship and Love 356
The Challenge of the Workplace
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