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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Personality, Human Development, and Culture

    International Perspectives On Psychological Science (Volume 2)

    Edited by Ralf Schwarzer, Peter A. Frensch

    This is the second of two volumes which together present the main contributions from the 29th International Congress of Psychology, held in Berlin in 2008, written by international leaders in psychology from around the world. The authors present a variety of approaches and...

    Published August 28th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Intelligence and Personality

    Bridging the Gap in Theory and Measurement

    Edited by Janet M. Collis, Samuel J. Messick, Ulrich Schiefele

    This volume brings together leading researchers in a major new effort to bridge the historical gap between the domains of ability and personality. The result is a remarkable collection of chapters analyzing critical issues at the interface--style, structure, process, and context. Contributors...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. The Psychology of Social Conflict and Aggression

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Arie W. Kruglanski, Kipling D Williams

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    This book provides an up-to-date integration of some of the most recent developments in social psychological research on social conflict and aggression, one of the most perennial and puzzling topics in all of psychology. It offers an informative, scholarly yet readable overview of recent...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Psychology Press