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  1. 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 December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Psychology of Change

    Life Contexts, Experiences, and Identities

    Edited by Katherine J. Reynolds, Nyla R. Branscombe

    This volume tackles the critical question of whether people change or whether they remain relatively constant across the lifespan. Much existing literature in psychology has largely endorsed the concept of stability. Indeed, in many people’s minds, the person is understood to be set in stone, as a...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 2nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 2nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Personality Structure and Measurement (Psychology Revivals)

    By Hans J. Eysenck, Sybil B. G. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1969, this book deals extensively with the description and measurement of personality. Beginning with a statement of the principles of typological research in psychology, set against the background of general taxonomic principles in biology, the study discusses in detail...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Experimental Study of Freudian Theories (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Hans J. Eysenck, Glenn D. Wilson

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1973 the editors of this book collected together those studies which had been considered at the time to yield the best evidence in support of Freudian theory, and found on close examination that they failed to provide any such proof. Each paper is printed in full and is...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge