Theories of Personality
Brown & Benchmark, 1994 - 309 pages
Accurate and authoritative, "Theories of Personality" by Jess and Gregory Feist presents 23 leading theories of personality in a thorough, interesting and logical manner. The book begins with an introductory chapter designed to acquaint students with the meaning of personality and provide them with a solid foundation for understanding the nature of theory and its crucial contributions to science. The next seventeen chapters present twenty-three major theories with a fresh approach and a more complete view encompassing, a biographical sketch of each theorist, related research and applications to real life. When appropriate, the authors point out ways in which the theorists' life experiences may have helped shape her or his theory.
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ability According Adler believed adolescence adulthood aggressive Allport archetype Bandura basic anxiety called Cattell client-centered therapy cognitive collective unconscious Concept of Humanity conscious core pathology defense mechanisms defined Discuss Dollard Dollard and Miller dreams drives dynamic early recollections environment Erikson existential experiences Eysenck factors feelings freedom Freud Freudian Fromm functions goal Horney Horney's human behavior hypotheses individual infants influences interpersonal relations intimacy Jung Jung's Jungian psychology Kelly Kelly's Klein Learning Objectives Maslow Mischel mother motivated Multiple Choice needs neurotic object relations object relations theory Objectives After reading observational learning Oedipus complex one's peak experience person variables personal construct theory personal constructs personal dispositions personality theory positive psychoanalytic psychohistory psychological health psychotherapy reinforcement relationship response Rogers Rogers's Rotter self-actualization self-concept self-efficacy sexual Skinner social interest stage Sullivan Summary Outline superego teleology Test Items Fill-in-the-Blanks theory of personality theory rates therapist therapy traits True-False versus