Theories of Personality: Understanding Persons
Designed to prepare readers to apply theories of personality to understanding particular individuals who they may encounter in professional work and in their personal lives, this engaging volume provides an overview of major classic and current theories of personality, together with clear explanation of the latest research. It brings the theories to life through the interpretation of illustrative historic and current biographies. Introduction to Personality Theory. THE PSYCHOANALYTIC PERSPECTIVE. Freud: Classical Psychoanalysis. Jung: Analytical Psychology. THE PSYCHOANALYTIC-SOCIAL PERSPECTIVE. Adler: Individual Psychology. Erikson: Psychosocial Development. Horney: Interpersonal Psychoanalysis. THE TRAIT PERSPECTIVE. Allport: Personological Trait Theory. Cattell and the Big Five: Factor Analytic Trait Theory. THE LEARNING PERSPECTIVE. Skinner and Staats: The Challenge of Behaviorism. Dollard and Miller: Psychoanalytic Learning Theory. COGNITIVE SOCIAL LEARNING PERSPECTIVE. Mischel and Bandura: Cognitive Social Learning Theory. Kelly: The Psychology of Personal Constructs. THE HUMANISTIC PERSPECTIVE. Rogers: Person-Centered Theory. Maslow: Humanistic Psychology and the Hierarchy of Needs. For anyone who wants a better handle on understanding the people in their professional and personal lives.
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INTRODUCTION TO PERSONALITY THEORY
The Psychoanalytic Perspective
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