An Introduction to Theories of Personality

An Introduction to Theories of Personality, 9th edition

  • Matthew H. Olson, 
  • Domenica Favero, 
  • BR H. Hergenhahn

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Overview

An Introduction to Theories of Personality uses a theorist-by-theorist approach to introduce the basics of personality theory, ranging from Freud and other pioneers to modern theorists. Both the theorists and their theories are discussed — supported by primary sources, biographical information and additional research.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137502295

Subject: Psychology

Category: Psychology of Personality

Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO PERSONALITY
1. What is Personality?

PART II: THE PSYCHOANALYTIC PARADIGM
2. Sigmund Freud
3. Carl Jung

PART III: THE SOCIOCULTURAL PARADIGM
4. Alfred Adler
5. Karen Horney
6. Erik H. Erikson

PART IV: THE TRAIT PARADIGM
7. Gordon Allport
8. Raymond B. Cattell and Hans J. Eysenck

PART V: THE LEARNING PARADIGM
9. B.F. Skinner
10. John Dollard and Neal Miller
11. Albert Bandura and Walter Mischel

PART VI: THE EVOLUTIONARY PARADIGM
12. David M. Buss

PART VII: THE EXISTENTIAL-HUMANISTIC PARADIGM
13. George Kelly
14. Carl Rogers
15. Abraham Maslow
16. Rollo Reese May

PART VII: SUMMING UP AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
17. A Final Word

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