- Language: English
- 1113 Pages
- Published: July 2012
- Region: Global
Psychology and the Challenges of Life. 11th Edition
- Published: December 2009
- Region: Global
- 624 Pages
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
A long-respected standard in the psychology of adjustment, Psychology and the Challenges of Life, Eleventh Edition has been thoroughly updated and contemporized to provide students the ability to reflect on how psychology relates to the lives we live and the roles that psychology can play in helping us with the challenges we face. Authors Jeffrey Nevid and Spencer Rathus explore the many applications of psychological concepts and principles used to meet the challenges of daily life, while encouraging students to apply concepts to themselves through active learning exercises, self-assessment questionnaires, and journaling exercises.
Chapter 1- Psychology and the Challenges of Life
Chapter 2- Personality
Chapter 3- Stress: What Is It and How to Manage It?
Chapter 4- Psychological Factors and Health
Chapter 5- Developing Healthier Behaviors
Chapter 6- The Self in a Social World
Chapter 7- Social Influence: Being Influenced By- And Influencing- Others
Chapter 8- Psychological Disorders
Chapter 9- Therapies: Ways of Helping
Chapter 10- Gender Roles and Gender Differences
Chapter 11- Interpersonal Attraction: Of Friendship and Love
Chapter 12- Relationships and Communication: Getting From Here to There
Chapter 13- Sexual Behavior
Chapter 14- Adolescent and Adult Development: Going Through Changes
Chapter 15- The Challenges of the Workplace
Jeffrey S. Nevid St. John's Univ..
Spencer A. Rathus Montclair State Univ..