Personality Theories
  • Author : Barbara Engler
  • Release Date : 29 November 1995
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Personality
  • Pages : 543
  • ISBN 13 : PSU:000061277212
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[The book] is designed both to explain the major personality theories and to stimulate critical thinking about them. [The author] has pursued four main objectives. To present a clear and concise picture of the major features of each important personality theory ... To focus on significant ideas and themes that structure the content of the different personality theories ... To provide criteria to guide the evaluation of each theory ... To present activities, informed by the tenets of each theory, that will provide growth in critical thinking skills. -Pref.

Personality Theories

Personality Theories

Author : Barbara Engler
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Personality
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[The book] is designed both to explain the major personality theories and to stimulate critical thinking about them. [The author] has pursued four main objectives. To present a clear and concise picture of the major features of each important personality theory ... To focus on significant ideas and themes that structure ...

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Publisher : SAGE Publications
Genre : Psychology
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'Personality Theories' by Albert Ellis - the founding father of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy - provides a comprehensive review of all major theories of personality including theories of personality pathology. Importantly, it critically reviews each of these theories in light of the competing theories as well as recent research....

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Author : Eric Shiraev
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Genre : Psychology
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Personality Theories: A Global View by leading scholar Eric Shiraev takes a dynamic, integrated, and cross-cultural approach to the study of personality. The text is organized around three general questions: Where did personality theories come from? How did the theorists study facts? How do we apply personality theories now? These ...

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Author : David Lester
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Psychology
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Designed as a text for both graduate and undergraduate students, this book, originally published in 1995, presents an intrapsychic explanation of human behaviour – concepts based on psychological processes and ‘structures’ within the mind. In this context, a unique treatment of personality theory is introduced. It focuses on Freud, Kelly and Angyal: ...

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Author : Bem P. Allen
Publisher : Psychology Press
Genre : Psychology
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This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the key personality theorists by combining biographical information on each theorist with his or her contributions to the field, including her or his ranking among the world’s most respected psychologists. In addition, Allen provides a tabular format–that is, a running comparison ...

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An Introduction to Theories of Personality

Author : Robert Ewen B
Publisher : Psychology Press
Genre : Psychology
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Author : James R. Beck
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Genre : Religion
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In recent years researchers in human personality have come to a rarely achieved near unanimous conclusion: human personality is structured around a very few major traits, probably five in number. These factors, sometimes called the Big Five and represented by the acronym OCEAN, are Openness to experienceConscientiousnessExtroversionAgreeablenessNeuroticismHow does this Five-Factor ...

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Author : David Peck,David Whitlow
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Psychology
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Originally published in 1975, this book reviews the major personality theories influential at the time, including those of Freud, Kelly, Cattell, and Eysenck, and presents the main assessment techniques associated with them. It also discusses their application in such fields as abnormal psychology, diagnosis, psychotherapy, education and criminology. The authors find ...