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Title Handbook of psychobiography / edited by William Todd Schultz.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

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 UniM Bail  150.722 HAND    DUE 16-10-19
Physical description xi, 380 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I How to Write a Psychobiography -- Chapter 1 Introducing Psychobiography / William Todd Schultz 3 -- Chapter 2 Evolving Conceptions of Psychobiography and the Study of Lives: Encounters With Psychoanalysis, Personality Psychology, and Historical Science / William M. Runyan 19 -- Chapter 3 How to Strike Psychological Pay Dirt in Biographical Data / William Todd Schultz 42 -- Chapter 4 What Psychobiographers Might Learn From Personality Psychology / Dan P. McAdams 64 -- Chapter 5 If the Glove Fits: The Art of Theoretical Choice in Psychobiography / Alan C. Elms 84 -- Chapter 6 How to Critically Evaluate Alternative Explanations of Life Events: The Case of Van Gogh's Ear / William M. Runyan 96 -- Chapter 7 Divide and Multiply: Comparative Theory and Methodology in Multiple Case Psychobiography / Kate Isaacson 104 -- Chapter 8 Diane Arbus's Photographic Autobiography: Theory and Method Revisited / William Todd Schultz 112 -- Part II Psychobiographies of Artists -- Chapter 9 Nothing Alive Can Be Calculated: The Psychobiographical Study of Artists / William Todd Schultz 135 -- Chapter 10 Twelve Ways to Say "Lonesome": Assessing Error and Control in the Music of Elvis Presley / Alan C. Elms, Bruce Heller 142 -- Chapter 11 Mourning, Melancholia, and Sylvia Plath / William Todd Schultz 158 -- Chapter 12 Margaret's Smile / Daniel M. Ogilvie 175 -- Chapter 13 Edith Wharton and Ethan Frome: A Psychobiographical Exploration / James William Anderson 188 -- Part III Psychobiographies of Psychologists -- Chapter 14 Psychobiographical Study of Psychologists / James William Anderson 203 -- Chapter 15 Freud as Leonardo: Why the First Psychobiography Went Wrong / Alan C. Elms 210 -- Chapter 16 Four, Two, or One? Gordon Allport and the Unique Personality / Nicole B. Barenbaum 223 -- Chapter 17 Nietzsche's Madness / Kyle Arnold, George Atwood 240 -- Chapter 18 Erikson and Psychobiography, Psychobiography and Erikson / Irving Alexander 265 -- Chapter 19 From the Book of Mormon to the Operational Definition: The Existential Project of S.S. Stevens / Ian Nicholson 285 -- Part IV Psychobiographies of Political Figures -- Chapter 20 Alive and Kicking: The Problematics of Political Psychobiography / Alan C. Elms, Anna V. Song 301 -- Chapter 21 Osama Bin Laden: The Sum of All Fears / Anthony J. Dennis 311 -- Chapter 22 In His Father's Shadow: George W. Bush and the Politics of Personal Transformation / Stanley A. Renshon 323 -- Chapter 23 Hunting the Snark: Methodological Considerations in Studying Elusive Politicians / Anna V. Song 344 -- Chapter 24 Psychobiography in Context: Predicting the Behavior of Tyrants / Betty Glad 357.
Other author Schultz, William Todd.
Subject Psychology -- Biographical methods.
Artists -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Politicians -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Psychologists -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Standard Number 9780195168273
ISBN 0195168275