Theories of Personality: Understanding Persons
A survey of classical and current theories of personality, including explanations of theoretical concepts as presented by the original theorists, as well as more recent criticisms and applications. The book illustrates each theory with two psychobiographies, in which theoretical concepts are used to understand a diversity of current and historical individuals, such as Hitler and Gandhi. The biographies of each theorist are provided and the implications of theories for therapy discussed.
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Introduction to Personality Theory
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