It also includes a guide to up to date developments in constructivist theory and method. Without losing sight of the important issues that we all encounter in our lives, the authors provide a compelling invitation to this approach to personality. Written in plain English, with numerous examples, they show how we both make and find meaning in the world that confronts us.
Part 1. – Constructive Alternativism.
Is That a Fact?
Are you Friends or Lovers?
Am I Gay?
Are you Ruled by you Head or Your Heart?
Part 2.– The Nature of The Personality.
Can you Change Your Personality?
Do Opposites attract?
What am I Really Like?
What Made me The way I am?
Why Have you changed?
Part 3. – Reconstructing Illness.
Am I a Neurotic?
Am I imagining This Pain?
Am I an Addict?
Am I Traumatised?
Part 4. – Reconstructing change.
Do I Really Want to Give up Drinking?
Can you Really Hypnotise People?
Why Don′t They Ever Learn?
Part 5. – Measurement and Change.
How can we Measure constructs?
How can I Change?
Further Reading and References.