The eleventh edition of Psychology for Living: Adjustment, Growth and Behavior Today is designed for students interested in applying psychological insights and principles to their own lives. The book helps readers achieve a better understanding of themselves and of others.
The scope of Psychology for Living draws material from the major perspectives of psychology, including the psychodynamic, ecological, cognitive-behavioral and humanistic viewpoints. The goal of the text is based firmly on increasing readers understanding as well as their knowledge about adjustment, in order that they may continue learning and growing on their own.
Table of Contents * Chapter 1: Self-Direction in a Changing World * Chapter 2: The Puzzle of Childhood * Chapter 3: Affirmative Aging — Adulthood * Chapter 4: Seeking Selfhood * Chapter 5: Toward Better Health * Chapter 6: Taking Charge * Chapter 7: Managing Motives and Emotions * Chapter 8: Making and Keeping Friends * Chapter 9: Leader or Follower? * Chapter 10: At Work and Play * Chapter 11: Sexuality * Chapter 12: Love and Commitment * Chapter 13: Stress * Chapter 14: Understanding Mental Disorders * Chapter 15: If You Go for Help * Chapter 16: Good Grief and Deathrief Con