This book is the best introduction to personality psychology available anywhere. It combines clear, accessible, and engaging writing with a thorough grasp of the key research and methodological issues in the field. Readers at almost any level of sophistication will find the book enjoyable and informative.
This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the key personality theorists by combining biographical information on each theorist with his or her contributions to the field, including her or his ranking among the world's most respected psychologists.
This book presents data on personality trait research including narcissistic and borderline personality traits and their relationship with childhood abuse experiences; personality disorders and subjective well-being; male body image and eating disorders; using personality traits in relation to entrepreneurship research; the relationship between lay conceptions of intelligence, personality traits and others.
This book discusses current research in the study of personality traits, including addictive disorders and personality disorders; cognitive and biological markers of schizophrenia; the genetics of personality disorders; and optimistic or pessimistic personality traits.