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  1. Religion, Personality, and Social Behavior

    Edited by Vassilis Saroglou

    Psychological interest in religion, in terms of both theory and empirical research, has been constant since the beginning of psychology. However, since the beginning of the 21st Century, partially due to important social and political events and developments, interest in religion within personality...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Temperament in Context

    Edited by Theodore D. Wachs, Robert R. McCrae, Geldolph A. Kohnstamm, Geldolph A. Kohnstamm

    Although the importance of context has been emphasized by temperament researchers, until now there has been remarkably little systematic research on the unique role specific aspects of context play in the development and impact of temperament. The goal of this volume is to systematize current...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Personality at Work

    Edited by Neil Christiansen, Robert Tett

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Personality has emerged as a key factor when trying to understand why people think, feel, and behave the way they do at work. Recent research has linked personality to important aspects of work such as job performance, employee attitudes, leadership, teamwork, stress, and turnover. This...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Arenas of Comfort in Adolescence

    A Study of Adjustment in Context

    By Jeylan T. Mortimer, Kathleen T. Call

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    Adolescence is a time when the social world expands, a time of increasing engagement beyond the family sphere to the school, the peer group, and the workplace. These contexts may present experiences that differ greatly in their tone and content, either contributing to or hindering satisfaction and...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Personality Assessment in the DSM-5

    Edited by Steven K. Huprich, Christopher J. Hopwood

    The DSM-5 promises to be a major reformulation of psychopathology, and no section is likely to change diagnostic practice more than that of personality pathology. Unlike the DSM-IV, the DSM-5 personality disorders will be conceptualized as involving core deficits in interpersonal and...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Self-Esteem

    Edited by Virgil Zeigler-Hill

    Series: Current Issues in Social Psychology

    In this edited collection a distinguished set of contributors present a broad overview of psychological research on self-esteem. Each chapter is written by leading experts in the field, and surveys current research on a particular issue concerning self-esteem. Together, the chapters provide a...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Interpersonal Sensitivity

    Theory and Measurement

    Edited by Judith A. Hall, Frank J. Bernieri

    Interpersonal sensitivity refers to the accuracy and/or appropriateness of perceptions, judgments, and responses we have with respect to one another. It is relevant to nearly all aspects of social relations and has long been studied by social, personality, and clinical psychologists. Until now,...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Personality as an Affect-processing System

    Toward An Integrative Theory

    By Jack Block

    At least since Hippocrates, human beings have been trying to describe and analyze the behavioral and cognitive consistencies now referred to as personality. And in recent decades, no less than in the preceding centuries, they have generated a bewildering variety of construals and constructs. In...

    Published February 5th 2013 by Psychology Press