Psychology Applied to Modern Life: Adjustment In The 21st Century by Wayne WeitenPsychology Applied to Modern Life: Adjustment In The 21st Century by Wayne Weiten

Psychology Applied to Modern Life: Adjustment In The 21st Century

byWayne Weiten, Dana S. Dunn, Elizabeth Yost Hammer

Hardcover | January 1, 2014

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Filled with comprehensive, balanced coverage of classic and contemporary research, relevant examples, and engaging applications, this book shows you how psychology helps you understand yourself and the world-and uses psychological principles to illuminate the variety of opportunities you have in your life and your future career. While professors cite this bestselling book for its academic credibility and the authors' ability to stay current with 'hot topics,' students say it's one text they just don't want to stop reading. The book and associated workbook are highly readable, engaging, and visually appealing, providing you with a wealth of material you can put to use every day.
Wayne Weiten is a graduate of Bradley University and received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Illinois, Chicago in 1981. He has taught at the College of DuPage and Santa Clara University, and currently teaches at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has received distinguished teaching awards from Division Two o...
Title:Psychology Applied to Modern Life: Adjustment In The 21st CenturyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 11 × 8.7 × 1.4 inPublished:January 1, 2014Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1285459954

ISBN - 13:9781285459950


Table of Contents

1. Adjusting to Modern Life.2. Theories of Personality.3. Stress and Its Effects.4. Coping Processes.5. Psychology and Physical Health.6. The Self.7. Social Thinking and Social Influence.8. Interpersonal Communication.9. Friendship and Love.10. Marriage and Intimate Relationships.11. Gender and Behavior.12. Development and Expression of Sexuality.13. Careers and Work.14. Psychological Disorders.15. Psychotherapy.16. Positive Psychology.