|Gregory J Boyle||Bond University, Queensland|
|Gerald Matthews||University of Cincinnati|
|Donald H Saklofske||University of Western Ontario|
|© 2008||808 pages||SAGE Publications Ltd|
It reviews the major contemporary personality models (Volume 1) and associated psychometric measurement instruments (Volume 2) that underpin the scientific study of this important area of psychology.
With contributions from internationally renowned academics, this work will be an important reference work for a host of researchers and practitioners in the fields of individual differences and personality assessment, clinical psychology, educational psychology, work and organizational psychology, health psychology and other applied fields as well.
Volume 1: Personality Theories and Models.
Deals with the major theoretical models underlying personality instruments and covers the following broad topics, listed by section heading:
" Explanatory Models For Personality
" Comprehensive Trait Models
" Key Traits: Psychobiology
" Key Traits: Self-Regulation And Stress
" New Trait And Dynamic Trait Constructs