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.
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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.
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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$64.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-90945-2