Psychology and the Challenges of Life

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 23, 2009 - Psychology - 624 pages
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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
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Challenges of Life
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Contents
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Psychology and the Challenges of Life 2
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Psychological Factors and Health
118
Developing Healthier Behaviors
152
Beverly A Greene In Her Own Words 319
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Recite Recite Recite 329 Reflect Reflect Reflect 331
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Gender Roles and Gender Differences
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Of Friendship and Love 356
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Sexual Behavior
418
Going
454
The Challenge of the Workplace
492

The Self in a Social World
196
Being Influenced byand
230
Psychological Disorders
256
Ways of Helping
292
Are You Making Yourself Miserable? The IrrationalBeliefs
309
References
535
Name Index NI1
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Subject Index SI1
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the Workplace 492
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