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New and Published Books

  1. Social Behavior and Personality (Psychology Revivals)

    By Arnold H. Buss

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The fields of social behaviour and personality had for the most part been studied separately, originally published in 1986, this title was one of the first to consider them together. Social behaviours and contexts are analysed and distinctions are suggested. Social behaviours not previously seen as...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Antisocial Behavior and Mental Health Problems

    Explanatory Factors in Childhood and Adolescence

    By Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, Welmoet B. Van Kammen

    Epidemiological surveys have provided key information about the prevalence and degree of seriousness at different ages of a wide array of problem behaviors such as delinquency, substance use, early sexual involvement, and mental health disorders. Knowledge of the extent of these problems and...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Parental Descriptions of Child Personality

    Developmental Antecedents of the Big Five?

    Edited by Gedolph A. Kohnstamm, Charles F. Halverson, Jr., Ivan Mervielde, Valerie L. Havill, Charles F. Halverson

    This book reports the first attempt in the child development literature to examine the structure of early personality based on parents' free-descriptions of their children. It is an important piece of research because of its cross-national focus on personality development. The authors present a...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Toward A Psychology of Persons

    Edited by William E. Smythe

    This closely integrated collection of essays constitutes a wide-ranging and comprehensive attempt to understand persons within psychology--a long-lost enterprise. The volume was inspired by the observation that contemporary psychology has become increasingly depersonalized in its conceptions and...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Temperament and Personality Development Across the Life Span

    Edited by Victoria J. Molfese, Dennis L. Molfese, Robert R. McCrae

    This is the third book in a series of Across the Life Span volumes that has come from the Biennial Life Span Development Conferences. The authors--well known in their fields--present theoretical and research issues important for the understanding of temperament in infancy and childhood, as well as...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Personality Assessment (Psychology Revivals)

    A critical survey

    By Philip E. Vernon

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1964, the aim of this book was to analyse the psychological processes involved in understanding personality, and to consider how the psychologist could help in making more accurate assessments. Professor Vernon discusses in detail the scientific status of psychoanalytic and...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Personality Tests and Assessments (Psychology Revivals)

    By Philip E. Vernon

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1953 this book provided the first comprehensive account of methods of personality assessment by a British author. It starts with a short survey of personality theory, pointing out the difficulties in any method of testing or assessment. Next it describes the weaknesses of...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Structure of Human Personality (Psychology Revivals)

    By H.J. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1953, this third edition was first published in 1970. It was one of the early attempts at bringing together theories of personality organisation and finding empirical evidence to test their hypotheses. This third edition includes additional chapters and updated references to...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Personality and Person Perception Across Cultures

    Edited by Yueh-Ting Lee, Clark R. McCauley, Juris G. Draguns

    Neither human nature nor personality can be independent of culture. Human beings share certain social norms or rules within their cultural groups. Over 2000 years ago, Aristotle held that man is by nature a social animal. Similarly, Xun Kuang (298-238 B.C.), a Chinese philosopher, pointed out that...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Technical Foundations for Measuring Ego Development

    The Washington University Sentence Completion Test

    By Le Xuan Hy, Le Xuan Hy

    Edited by Jane Loevinger

    This book describes the evolution of the Washington University Sentence Completion Test (SCT), a major measure of ego development, from an intuitive rating scale to an empirically derived reliable and valid personality test. The authors recount the complete history of the SCT, which begins with the...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Psychology Press