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The SAGE Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment

Personality Theories and Models (Volume 1)

Gregory J Boyle Bond University, Queensland
Gerald Matthews University of Cincinnati
Donald H Saklofske University of Western Ontario
© 2008   808 pages   SAGE Publications Ltd   
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Hardcover ISBN: 9781412946513 £110.00
Ebook ISBN: 9781446207024
This Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment 2-Volume Set constitutes an essential resource for shaping the future of the scientific foundation of personality research, measurement, and practice.

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

" Applications

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