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Author Burger, Jerry M.

Title Personality / Jerry M. Burger.

Published Australia ; Belmont, CA : wadsworth/Thomson Learning, [2000]
©2000

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Edition 5th ed.
Physical description xxi, 585 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-571) and indexes.
Contents Chapter 1 What Is Personality? 1 -- Person and the Situation 2 -- Defining Personality 3 -- Six Approaches to Personality 4 -- Two Examples: Aggression and Depression 6 -- Personality and Culture 11 -- Study of Personality: Theory, Application, Assessment, and Research 12 -- Chapter 2 Personality Research Methods 18 -- Hypothesis-Testing Approach 19 -- Statistical Analysis of Data 29 -- In the News: First They Tell You One Thing; Then They Tell You Another 32 -- Problems to Look for When Examining Research 33 -- Personality Assessment 37 -- Chapter 3 Psychoanalytic Approach: Freudian Theory, Application, and Assessment 43 -- Freud Discovers the Unconscious 44 -- Sigmund Freud, 1856-1939 45 -- Freudian Theory of Personality 47 -- In the News: Repressed Memories 53 -- Application: Psychoanalysis 62 -- Assessment: Projective Tests 64 -- Strengths and Criticisms of Freud's Theory 68 -- Chapter 4 Freudian Approach: Relevant Research 74 -- Dream Interpretation 75 -- Defense Mechanisms 81 -- Humor 87 -- Hypnosis 93 -- Chapter 5 Psychoanalytic Approach: Neo-Freudian Theory, Application, and Assessment 102 -- Limits and Liabilities of Freudian Theory 104 -- Alfred Adler 104 -- Alfred Adler, 1870-1937 105 -- Carl Jung 109 -- Carl Gustav Jung, 1875-1961 110 -- Erik Erikson 114 -- Erik Homburger Erikson, 1902-1994 115 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: A Sense of Personal Identity 118 -- Karen Horney, 1885-1952 122 -- Harry Stack Sullivan, 1892-1949 126 -- Erich Fromm, 1900-1980 -- Application: Psychoanalytic Theory and Religion 133 -- Assessment: Measuring Types 136 -- Strengths and Criticisms of Neo-Freudian Theories 140 -- Chapter 6 Neo-Freudian Theories: Relevant Research 144 -- Anxiety and Coping Strategies 145 -- Frustration and Aggression 153 -- Attachment Style and Adult Relationships 161 -- Chapter 7 Trait Approach: Theory, Application, and Assessment 170 -- Trait Approach 171 -- Important Trait Theorists 174 -- Gordon Allport, 1897-1967 175 -- Henry Murray, 1893-1988 179 -- Factor Analysis and the Search for the Structure of Personality 181 -- Raymond B. Cattell, 1905-1998 182 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Conscientiousness 188 -- Situation Versus Trait Controversy 190 -- Application: The Big Five in the Workplace 196 -- Assessment: Self-Report Inventories 198 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Response Tendencies 204 -- Strengths and Criticisms of the Trait Approach 206 -- Chapter 8 Trait Approach: Relevant Research 209 -- Achievement Motivation 210 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Achievement Motivation 216 -- Type A-Type B Behavior Patterns 219 -- Social Anxiety 226 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Social Anxiety 228 -- Emotions 232 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Emotional Expressiveness 240 -- Optimism and Pessimism 241 -- Chapter 9 Biological Approach: Theory, Application, and Assessment 250 -- Hans Eysenck's Theory of Personality 252 -- Hans J. Eyesenck, 1916-1997 253 -- Temperament 258 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Temperament 260 -- Evolutionary Personality Psychology 266 -- Application: Children's Temperaments and School 269 -- Assessment: Brain Electrical Activity and Cerebral Asymmetry 273 -- Strengths and Criticisms of the Biological Approach 277 -- Chapter 10 Biological Approach: Relevant Research 281 -- Heritability of Personality Traits 282 -- In the News: Genetics and Intelligence 284 -- Extraversion-Introversion 290 -- Evolutionary Personality Theory and Mate Selection 297 -- Chapter 11 Humanistic Approach: Theory, Application, and Assessment 307 -- Roots of Humanistic Psychology 309 -- Key Elements of the Humanistic Approach 310 -- Carl R. Rogers, 1902-1987 313 -- Abraham Maslow 317 -- Abraham H. Maslow, 1908-1970 318 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Self-Actualization 320 -- Psychology of Optimal Experience 325 -- Application: Person-Centered Therapy and Job Satisfaction 329 -- Assessment: The Q-Sort Technique 333 -- Strengths and Criticisms of the Humanistic Approach 337 -- Chapter 12 Humanistic Approach: Relevant Research 342 -- Self-Disclosure 343 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Self-Concealment 350 -- Loneliness 353 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Loneliness 356 -- Self-Esteem 359 -- Solitude 370 -- Chapter 13 Behavioral/Social Learning Approach: Theory, Application, and Assessment 377 -- Behaviorism 378 -- John B. Watson, 1878-1958 379 -- Skinner's Radical Behaviorism 380 -- B. F. Skinner, 1904-1990 381 -- Basic Principles of Conditioning 382 -- Social Learning Theory 389 -- Julian B. Rotter 1916- 391 -- Albert Bandura's Social-Cognitive Theory 394 -- Albert Bandura, 1925- 395 -- Application: Behavior Modification and Self-Efficacy Therapy 400 -- Assessment: Behavior Observation Methods 406 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Assertiveness 410 -- Strengths and Criticisms of the Behavioral/Social Learning Approach 412 -- Chapter 14 Behavioral/Social Learning Approach: Relevant Research 417 -- Individual Differences in Gender-Role Behavior 418 -- Observational Learning of Aggression 428 -- In the News: Television Violence 432 -- Learned Helplessness 436 -- Locus of Control 441 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Locus of Control 442 -- Chapter 15 Cognitive Approach: Theory, Application, and Assessment 451 -- George Kelly's Personal Construct Theory 452 -- George Kelly, 1905-1967 453 -- Cognitive Personality Variables 458 -- Application: Cognitive Psychotherapy 470 -- Assessment: The Rep Test 475 -- Assessing Your Own Personality: Personal Constructs 476 -- Strengths and Criticisms of the Cognitive Approach 478 -- Chapter 16 Cognitive Approach: Relevant Research 481 -- Freudian Concepts Revisited: Transference and Repression 481 -- Gender Type and Gender Differences 489 -- Cognitions and Depression 497 -- Chapter 17 Some Concluding Observations 509 -- Personality Theories as Tools 510 -- Personality Theory 511 -- Personality Research 515.
Subject Personality.
ISBN 0534362354 (alk. paper)