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Psychology for Living: Adjustment, Growth, and Behavior Today, 11th edition

  • Steven J. Kirsh
  • Karen Grover Duffy
  • Eastwood Atwater

Published by Pearson (January 2nd 2013) - Copyright © 2014

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Psychology for Living: Adjustment, Growth, and Behavior Today

ISBN-13: 9780205909025

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Overview

Helps readers apply psychological insights to their own lives – Psychology for Living, 11e is designed for students interested in applying psychological insights and principles to their own lives.

 

KEY TOPICS:  Apply psychological insights and principles to their own lives. Increase readers’ knowledge on adjustment, in order to continue learning and growing on their own.

 

MARKET:  For those interested in learning about Adjustment Psychology.

Table of contents

In this Section:
1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents


1. Brief Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1:     Self-Direction in a Changing World

Chapter 2:       The Puzzle of Childhood  

Chapter 3:      Affirmative Aging — Adulthood

Chapter 4:     Seeking Selfhood

Chapter 5:     Toward Better Health

Chapter 6:     Taking Charge

Chapter 7:     Managing Motives and Emotions

Chapter 8:     Making and Keeping Friends

Chapter 9:     Leader or Follower?

Chapter 10:   At Work and Play

Chapter 11:   Sexuality

Chapter 12:   Love and Commitment

Chapter 13:    Stress

Chapter 14:   Understanding Mental Disorders

Chapter 15:   If You Go for Help

Chapter 16:   Good Grief and Death

 


 2. Full Table of Contents

 

PART 1:  Introduction

Chapter 1:                 Self-Direction in a Changing World

Social Change

The Challenge of Self-Direction

Themes of Personal Growth

 

PART 2:  Becoming

Chapter 2:                 The Puzzle of Childhood

Perspectives on Child Development

Key Foundational Elements of Childhood

 

Chapter 3:                 Affirmative Aging—Adulthood

Adult Development

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions—Early Adulthood

Same Old, Same Old?—Middle Adulthood

Aging Gracefully—Late Adulthood

 

Chapter 4:                 Seeking Selfhood

What Is Self-Concept?

The Components of the Self

Core Characteristics of Self-Concept

The Self-Concept and Personal Growth

 

Chapter 5:                 Toward Better Health

Body Image

Health and the Mind–Body Relationship

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