Personality: The Human Potential

Personality: The Human Potential

Pergamon General Psychology Series

1st Edition - January 1, 1973

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  • Author: Melvin L. Weiner
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483181578

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Personality: The Human Potential offers substantial discussions on various emotional problems of contemporary life. This book mainly focuses on the crucial problems the adolescents usually face, including the critical turning points in their lives. Some of the interesting topics featured in this book are how humans think, their potential, and priorities. Human emotional and psychological challenges such as anxiety, frustrations, narcissism, identity, Oedipus complex, homosexuality, and sexual problems are then extensively examined. This book concludes by emphasizing the significance and role of psychology in a world of technology. This text will be very interesting and helpful to students and experts in the field of psychology, as well as to those whose work involves human counseling, social work, and human rehabilitation.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Civilization at the Crossroads
    2. Anxiety and the Crises of Life
    3. The Repetition Compulsion
    4. The Uncommitted
    5. Schizophrenia
    6. Drug Addiction
    7. Suicide
    8. Homosexuality
    9. Sexual Problems
    10. Pregnancy and Abortion
    11. Marital Relationships
    12. The Broken Home
    13. Death of a Parent
    14. Panic States and Emergencies
    15. The College Dropout
    16. Conflict at Work
    17. Antisocial Behavior
    18. Man's Fate and Individual Responsibility
    19. The Place of Psychology in a World of Technology

Product details

  • No. of pages: 202
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1973
  • Published: January 1, 1973
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483181578

About the Author

Melvin L. Weiner

About the Editors

Arnold P. Goldstein

Leonard Krasner

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