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Psychology for Living: Adjustment, Growth, and Behavior Today, 11th Edition

By Steven J. Kirsh, Karen Grover Duffy, Eastwood Atwater

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 2, 2013

Description

Helps readers apply psychological insights to their own lives.

 

The eleventh edition of Psychology for Living: Adjustment, Growth, and Behavior Today is designed for students interested in applying psychological insights and principles to their own lives. The text helps readers achieve a better understanding of themselves and others.

 

The scope of Psychology for Living draws material from the major perspectives of psychology, including the psychodynamic, ecological, cognitive-behavioral, and humanistic viewpoints. The goal of the text is based firmly on increasing readers’ understanding as well as their knowledge about adjustment, in order that they may continue learning and growing on their own. 

 

This text is available in a variety of formats — digital and print. Check your favorite digital provider for your etext, including Coursesmart, Kindle, Nook, and more.

 

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Apply psychological insights and principles to their own lives.
  • Increase their knowledge on adjustment, in order to continue learning and growing on their own.
  • Understand themselves and others better.

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Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1:    Self-Direction in a Changing World

Chapter 2:    The Puzzle of Childhood  

Chapter 3:    Affirmative Aging — Adulthood

Chapter 4:    Seeking Selfhood

Chapter 5:    Toward Better Health

Chapter 6:    Taking Charge

Chapter 7:    Managing Motives and Emotions

Chapter 8:    Making and Keeping Friends

Chapter 9:    Leader or Follower?

Chapter 10:   At Work and Play

Chapter 11:   Sexuality

Chapter 12:   Love and Commitment

Chapter 13:   Stress

Chapter 14:   Understanding Mental Disorders

Chapter 15:   If You Go for Help

Chapter 16:   Good Grief and Death

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ISBN-10: 0-205-90902-7

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-90902-5

Format: Alternate Binding

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