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Advanced Personality (The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology)

Advanced Personality (The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780306484353
ISBN 10: 306484358
Edition: Softcover reprint of the
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: 2004-05-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 422
List Price: $129.00

Embracing all aspects of personality study, Advanced Personality addresses major established theories and vital current research topics in the field, from the perspectives of both clinical and scholarly settings. This impressive text-reference features chapters that cover, among other topics-psychobiological theories of personality- conscious and unconscious functioning-and personality disorders from a trait perspective. Written for entry-level graduate and upper-level undergraduate students, the book includes an introductory chapter with a chronological table listing all major figures in the history of the field, and tables that summarize key aspects of various theories.


A textbook for advanced undergraduates and entry-level graduate students. The 16 contributions cover a variety of theories of personality: psychoanalytic; interpersonal and systemic; humanistic and experiential; psychobiological; social cognitive; and cognitive- experiential. They also look at current research topics such as aggressive personalities, learned helplessness, subjective well-being and personality, gender and the individual, and personality disorders. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.