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Personality psychology : domains of knowledge about human nature / Randy J. Larsen, David Buss.

By: Larsen, Randy JContributor(s): Buss, David MMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: New York ; London : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, c2008. Edition: 3rd ed., international edDescription: xxiii, 759 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9780071101684 (pbk.); 0071101683 (pbk.)Subject(s): PersonalityDDC classification: 155.2 Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
TOC 1. Introduction to Personality Psychology -- 2. Personality Assessment, Measurement, and Research Design -- Part I The Dispositional Domain -- 3. Traits and Trait Taxonomies -- 4. Theoretical and Measurement Issues in Trait Psychology -- 5. Personality Dispositions over Time: Stability, Change, and Coherence -- Part II The Biological Domain -- 6. Genetics of Personality -- 7. Physiological Approaches to Personality -- 8. Evolutionary Perspectives on Personality -- Part III The Intrapsychic Domain -- 9. Psychoanalytic Approaches to Personality -- 10. Psychoanalytic Approaches: Contemporary Issues -- 11. Motives and Personality -- Part IV The Cognitive/Experiential Domain -- 12. Cognitive Approaches to Personality -- 13. Emotion and Personality -- 14. Approaches to the Self -- Part V The Social and Cultural Domain -- 15. Personality and Social Interaction -- 16. Sex, Gender, and Personality -- 17. Culture and Personality -- Part VI The Adjustment Domain -- 18. Stress, Coping, Adjustment, and Health -- 19. Disorders of Personality Conclusion -- 20. Summary and Future Directions
Summary: Completely updated with new research and more student-friendly cases and examples, the third edition has additional coverage of the historical roots of personality psychology; and more evaluation of strengths and weaknesses of various data sources and studies.
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Previous ed.: Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

TOC 1. Introduction to Personality Psychology --
2. Personality Assessment, Measurement, and Research Design --
Part I The Dispositional Domain --
3. Traits and Trait Taxonomies --
4. Theoretical and Measurement Issues in Trait Psychology --
5. Personality Dispositions over Time: Stability, Change, and Coherence --
Part II The Biological Domain --
6. Genetics of Personality --
7. Physiological Approaches to Personality --
8. Evolutionary Perspectives on Personality --
Part III The Intrapsychic Domain --
9. Psychoanalytic Approaches to Personality --
10. Psychoanalytic Approaches: Contemporary Issues --
11. Motives and Personality --
Part IV The Cognitive/Experiential Domain --
12. Cognitive Approaches to Personality --
13. Emotion and Personality --
14. Approaches to the Self --
Part V The Social and Cultural Domain --
15. Personality and Social Interaction --
16. Sex, Gender, and Personality --
17. Culture and Personality --
Part VI The Adjustment Domain --
18. Stress, Coping, Adjustment, and Health --
19. Disorders of Personality Conclusion --
20. Summary and Future Directions

Completely updated with new research and more student-friendly cases and examples, the third edition has additional coverage of the historical roots of personality psychology; and more evaluation of strengths and weaknesses of various data sources and studies.

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