An Introduction to Theories of Personality (United States ed of 8th revised ed)

An Introduction to Theories of Personality (United States ed of 8th revised ed)

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

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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.

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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 Freud Chapter 3: Carl Jung Chapter 4: Alfred Adler Chapter 5: Karen Horney Chapter 6: Erik H. Erikson Chapter 7: Gordon Allport Chapter 8: Raymond B. Cattell and Hans J. Eysenck Chapter 9: B.F. Skinner Chapter 10: John Dollard and Neal Miller Chapter 11: Albert Bandura and Walter Mischel Chapter 12: David M. Buss Chapter 13: George Kelly Chapter 14: Carl Rogers Chapter 15: Abraham Maslow Chapter 16: Rollo Reese May Chapter 17: A Final Word

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/07/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780205798780
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9780205798780
  • weight: 1175
  • ISBN10: 0205798780
  • edition: United States ed of 8th revised ed

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