9781593852603

Personality in Adulthood, Second Edition A Five-Factor Theory Perspective

  • ISBN 13:

    9781593852603

  • ISBN 10:

    1593852606

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/19/2005
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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Summary

This influential work examines how enduring dispositions or traits affect the process of aging and shape each individual’s life course. From two well-known authorities in the field, the volume is grounded in a growing body of empirical evidence. Critically reviewing different theories of personality and adult development, the authors explain the logic behind the scientific assessment of personality, present a comprehensive model of trait structure, and examine patterns of trait stability and change after age 30, incorporating data from ongoing cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. Written in a clear, jargon-free style, this book is an ideal text for advanced students and a timely reference for researchers and clinicians.

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