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An Introduction to Theories of Personality: United States Edition (8th edition)

An Introduction to Theories of Personality: United States Edition (8th edition)

By: Matthew H. Olson (author), B. R. Hergenhahn (author)Hardback

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An Introduction to Theories of Personality, , 8/e -- is just the standalone book For Sophomore/Junior level courses in Theories of Personality, Personality, or Personality Psychology. Using a theorist-by-theorist approach, this comprehensive introduction to personality theory gives students the history of psychology with practical information to help them understand their own lives and their relationships with others. Primary sources, abundant biographical information and supporting research are used to descibe and detail each theorist, presenting the theories of personality in an accessible and unbiased way.

About Author

Matthew Olson earned his undergraduate degree in 1973 at The University of California, Davis, and completed his PhD in Experimental Psychology at The University of Michigan in 1977. He joined the faculty at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1977, where he continues to enjoy teaching undergraduate students and writing. B. R. Hergenhahn (1934-2007), Professor Emeritus, Hamline University.


Chapter 1: What is Personality?Chapter 2: Sigmund FreudChapter 3: Carl JungChapter 4: Alfred AdlerChapter 5: Karen HorneyChapter 6: Erik H. EriksonChapter 7: Gordon AllportChapter 8: Raymond B. Cattell and Hans J. EysenckChapter 9: B.F. SkinnerChapter 10: John Dollard and Neal MillerChapter 11: Albert Bandura and Walter MischelChapter 12: David M. BussChapter 13: George KellyChapter 14: Carl RogersChapter 15: Abraham MaslowChapter 16: Rollo Reese MayChapter 17: A Final Word

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780205798780
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9780205798780
  • weight: 922
  • ISBN10: 0205798780
  • edition: 8th edition

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