Personality and Personal Growth

Personality and Personal Growth, 7th edition

  • Robert D. Frager, 
  • James Fadiman

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Overview

Using different theories and different perspectives, Personality and Personal Growth helps you understand your own life and the lives of others. By observing your own reactions through personal reflection exercises, you'll come to your own conclusions regarding the value of each theory.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2012

ISBN-13: 9780137612772

Subject: Psychology

Category: Psychology of Personality

Table of contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Sigmund Freud and Psychoanalysis
2. Carl Gustav Jung and Analytical Psychology
3. Karen Horney and Humanistic Psychoanalysis
4. Alfred Adler and Individual Psychology
5. Feminist Approaches to Personality Theory
6. Erik Erikson and the Life Cycle
7. William James and the Psychology of Consciousness
8. B. F. Skinner and Radical Behaviorism
9. Cognitive Psychology: Albert Bandura and Aaron Beck
10. George Kelly and Personal Construct Psychology
11. Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Perspective
12. Abraham Maslow and Transpersonal Psychology
13. Yoga and the Hindu Tradition
14. Zen and the Buddhist Tradition
15. Sufism and the Islamic Tradition

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Sigmund Freud and Psychoanalysis
Personal History
Intellectual Antecedents
Major Concepts
The Structure of the Personality
Psychosexual States of Development
Freud's Views about Women
Dynamics
Structure
Therapist/Therapy
Research
Evaluation and Current Influence
Recent Developments
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Studies in Hysteria
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

2. Carl Gustav Jung and Analytic Psychology
Personal History
Intellectual Antecedents
Major Concepts
Dynamics
Structure
Research
Evaluation
Recent Developments: Jung's Influence
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpts from Analytical Psychology
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

3. Karen Horney and Humanistic Psychoanalysis
Personal History
Intellectual Antecedents
Major Concepts
Horney's New Paradigm
Dynamics
Nonclinical Applications of Horney
Research
Evaluation
Conclusion
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Self Analysis
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

4. Alfred Adler and Individual Psychology
Personal History
Intellectual Antecedents
Major Concepts
Dynamics
Structure
Research
Evaluation
Recent Developments: Adler's Influence
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Social Interest
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

5. Feminist Approaches to Personality Theory
Feminist Psychology
A Brief History of Feminism
Feminist Contributions to Personality Theory
Relational-Cultural Theory
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

6. Erik Erikson and the Life Cycle
Personal History
Intellectual Antecedents
Major Concepts
Dynamics
Structure
Research
Evaluation
Recent Developments: Erikson's Influence
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Childhood and Society
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

7. William James and the Psychology of Consciousness
Personal History
Intellectual Antecedents
Major Concepts
Dynamics
Structure
Evaluation
The Psychology of Consciousness
Evaluation
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpts from Talks to Teachers and The Varieties of Religious Experience
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

8. B. F. Skinner and Radical Behaviorism
Personal History
Intellectual Antecedents
Major Concepts
Structure
Research
Evaluation
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from "Humanism and Behaviorism"
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

9. Cognitive Psychology: Albert Bandura and Aaron Beck
Albert Bandura and Social Cognitive Theory
Aaron Beck and Cognitive Therapy
Evaluation
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from "Self-Efficacy" and Cognitive Therapy and the Emotional Disorders
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

10. George Kelly and Personal Construct Theory
Introduction
Personal History
Intellectual Antecedents
Major Concepts
Research
Evaluation
Recent Developments: Constructive Psychology Theory
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

11. Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Perspective
Personal History
Intellectual Antecedents
Major Concepts
Dynamics
Structure
The Fully Functioning Person
Person-Centered Therapy
Group Work
Research
Evaluation
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from "Rogers' Ideas"
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

12. Abraham Maslow and Transpersonal Psychology
Personal History
Intellectual Antecedents
Major Concepts
Dynamics
Structure
Research
Evaluation
Transpersonal Psychology
Research
Evaluation of Transpersonal Psychology
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from "The Plateau Experience"
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

13. Yoga and the Hindu Tradition
History
Major Concepts
Dynamics
Structure
Research
Evaluation
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Radha: Diary of a Woman's Search
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

14. Zen and the Buddhist Tradition
History
Major Concepts
Dynamics
Structure
Research
Evaluation
Recent Developments: The Influence of Buddhism
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from The Wild, White Goose
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

15. Sufism and the Islamic Tradition
History
Major Concepts
Dynamics
Structure
Research
Recent Developments
The Theory Firsthand: Excerpt from Sufi Talks: Teachings of an American Sufi Sheikh
Chapter Highlights
Key Concepts
Annotated Bibliography

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