Theories of Personality

Theories of Personality

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This is the best book on theories ever published. The fourth edition is theory--oriented and has been reorganized into four parts examing theories of psychodynamics, personality structure, growth and perceived reality, and learning. It also includes new chapters on Eysenck, Bandura, Kelly, and social learning more

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  • Paperback | 768 pages
  • 190 x 232 x 54mm | 1,542.21g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • portraits
  • 0471303429
  • 9780471303428

Table of contents

The Nature of Personality Theory. EMPHASIS ON PSYCHODYNAMICS. Sigmund Freuda s Classical Psychoanalytic Theory. Carl Junga s Analytic Theory. Social Psychological Theories: Adler, Fromm, Horney, and Sullivan. Erik Erikson and Contemporary Psychoanalytic Theory. EMPHASIS ON PERSONALITY STRUCTURE. Henry Murraya s Personology. Gordon Allport and the Individual. Raymond Cattella s Factor--Analytic Trait Theory. Hans Eysencka s Biological Trait Theory. EMPHASIS ON PERCEIVED REALITY. George Kellya s Personal Construct Theory. Carl Rogersa s Person--Centered Theory. EMPHASIS ON LEARNING. B. F. Skinnera s Operant Conditioning. Dollard and Millera s Stimulus--Response Theory. Albert Bandura and Social Learning Theories. PERSPECTIVES AND CONCLUSIONS. Personality Theory in Perspective. References. Photo Credits. more

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