Theories of Personality

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Contents
Feist−Feist • Theories of Personality, Seventh Edition
Front Matter

2

Preface

2

I. Introduction

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Introduction
1. Introduction to Personality Theory

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II. Psychodynamic Theories

21

Introduction
2. Freud: Psychoanalysis
3. Adler: Individual Psychology
4. Jung: Analytical Psychology
5. Klein: Object Relations Theory
6. Horney: Psychoanalytic Social Theory
7. Fromm: Humanistic Psychoanalysis
8. Sullivan: Interpersonal Theory
9. Erikson: Post−Freudian Theory

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III. Humanistic/Existential Theories

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Introduction
10. Maslow: Holistic Dynamic Theory
11. Rogers: Person−Centered Theory
12. May: Existential Psychology

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IV. Dispositional Theories

379

Introduction
13. Allport: Psychology of the Individual
14. Eysenck, McCrae, and Costa’s Trait and Factor Theories

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V. Learning Theories

445

Introduction
15. Skinner: Behavioral Analysis
16. Bandura:



References: Wolfe, W. L., & Maisto, S. A. (2000). The effect of selfdiscrepancy and discrepancy salience on alcohol consumption Wolpe, J. (1973). The practice of behavior therapy. New York: Pergamon Press. Wortis, J. (1954). Fragments of an analysis with Freud. Wright, J. C., & Mischel, W. (1988). Conditional hedges and the intuitive psychology of traits Zachar, P., & Leong, F. T. L. (1992). A problem of personality: Scientist and practitioner differences in Zeidner, M. (2007). Anxiety and coping with community disasters: The Israeli experience Zuroff, D. C., & Rotter, J. B. (1985). A history of the expectancy construct in psychology Zyphur, M. J., Islam, G., & Landis, R. (2007). Testing 1, 2, 3 © The McGraw−Hill Companies, 2009

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