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This authoritative handbook is the reference of choice for researchers and students of personality. Leading authorities describe the most important theoretical approaches in personality and review the state of the science in five broad content areas: biological bases; development; self and social processes; cognitive and motivational processes; and emotion, adjustment, and health. Within each area, chapters present innovative ideas, findings, research designs, and measurement approaches. Areas of integration and consensus are discussed, as are key questions and controversies still facing the field.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Oliver P. John
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release: 2010-11-24
File: 862 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781609180591

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Second edition of the bestselling textbook Personality Traits, essential text for students of personality psychology.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Gerald Matthews
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2003-12-04
File: 493 Pages
ISBN-13: 0521538246

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The most comprehensive single volume ever published on the subject, the Handbook of Personality Psychology is the end-all, must-have reference work for personality psychologists. This handbook discusses the development and measurement of personality as well as biological and social determinants, dynamic personality processes, the personality's relation to the self, and personality in relation to applied psychology. Authored by the field's most respected researchers, each chapter provides a concise summary of the subject to date. Topics include such areas as individual differences, stability of personality, evolutionary foundations of personality, cross-cultural perspectives, emotion, psychological defenses, and the connection between personality and health. Intended for an advanced audience, the Handbook of Personality Psychology will be your foremost resource in this diverse field.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Robert Goode Hogan
Publisher: Elsevier
Release: 1997
File: 987 Pages
ISBN-13: 0121346455

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Genre: Characters and characteristics
Author: Gordon Willard Allport
Publisher:
Release: 1938
File: 588 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105042314893

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This influential work examines how enduring dispositions or traits affect the process of aging and shape each individual's life course. From two well-known authorities in the field, the volume is grounded in a growing body of empirical evidence. Critically reviewing different theories of personality and adult development, the authors explain the logic behind the scientific assessment of personality, present a comprehensive model of trait structure, and examine patterns of trait stability and change after age 30, incorporating data from ongoing cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. Written in a clear, jargon-free style, this book is an ideal text for advanced students and a timely reference for researchers and clinicians.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Robert R. McCrae
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release: 2003-01-01
File: 268 Pages
ISBN-13: 1572308273

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Based on the psychology of C. G. Jung and the stereotypes of popular culture, a guide offers a simple test that allows readers to recognize their own personality from among four distinct ways of interacting with the world. Original. 15,000 first printing.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Lenore Thomson
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Release: 1998
File: 415 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780877739876

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Genre: Personality
Author: Hans Jürgen Eysenck
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Release: 1967
File: 399 Pages
ISBN-13: 141281815X

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A definitive, authoritative and up-to-date resource for anyone interested in the theories, models and assessment methods used for understanding the many factes of Human personality and individual differences This brand new Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment 2-Volume Set constitutes an essential resource for shaping the future of the scientific foundation of personality research, measurement, and practice. There is need for an up-to-date and international Handbook that reviews the major contemporary personality models Vol. 1 and associated psychometric measurement instruments Vol. 2 that underpin the scientific study of this important area of individual differences psychology, and in these two Handbooks this is very much achieved. Made unique by its depth and breadth the Handbooks are internationally edited and authored by Professors Gregory J. Boyle, Gerald Matthews, and Donald H. Saklofske and authored by internationally known academics, this work will be an important reference work for a host of researchers and practitioners in the fields of individual differences and personality assessment, clinical psychology, educational psychology, work and organizational psychology, health psychology and other applied fields as well. Volume 2: Personality Measurement and Assessment. Covers psychometric measurement of personality and has coverage of the following broad topics, listed by section heading: " General Methodological Issues " Multidimensional Personality Instruments " Assessment of Biologically-Based Traits " Assessment of Self-Regulative Traits " Implicit, Projective And Objective Measures Of Personality " Abnormal Personality Trait Instruments " Applications of Psychological Testing

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Gregory J Boyle
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2008-06-24
File: 744 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781446207031

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The most common personality disorder here and abroad, borderline personality disorder is often misdiagnosed or underdiagnosed. Left untreated, it causes marked distress and impairment in social, occupational, and role functioning, with high rates of self-destructive behavior (attempted and completed suicide). Its pervasive pattern of impulsivity and instability of interpersonal relationships, affects, and self-image begins in early adulthood and presents in a variety of contexts. Developed primarily by psychiatrists in active clinical practice, the revised edition of this popular work offers an updated synthesis of current scientific knowledge and rational clinical practice for patients with borderline personality disorder -- with the important caveat that clinicians should consider, but not limit themselves to, the treatments recommended here. The summary of treatment recommendations is keyed according to the level of confidence with which each recommendation is made and coded to show the nature of its supporting evidence. Highly informative and easy to use, this eminently practical volume is organized into three major parts: Part A contains treatment recommendations (Section I, treatment summaries; Section II, treatment plans; Section III, special clinical considerations; and Section IV, risk management issues during treatment), Part B presents the evidence underlying these treatment recommendations (Section V, an overview of DSM-IV-TR criteria, prevalence rates, and natural history and course; and Section VI, a review of existing treatment literature), and Part C summarizes those areas in which better research data are needed. Remarkably concise and comprehensive, this practice guideline continues to be an indispensable reference for every clinician who treats patients with this heterogeneous and complex disorder.

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Genre: Medical
Author: American Psychiatric Association
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
Release: 2001
File: 84 Pages
ISBN-13: 0890423199

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Genre: Psychology
Author:
Publisher: Adasane & Associates, Inc.
Release: 2008-03
File: 63 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780966597509

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