Personality: The Human Potential - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080171944, 9781483181578

Personality: The Human Potential

1st Edition

Pergamon General Psychology Series

Authors: Melvin L. Weiner
Editors: Arnold P. Goldstein Leonard Krasner
eBook ISBN: 9781483181578
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1973
Page Count: 202
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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

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


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About the Author

Melvin L. Weiner

About the Editor

Arnold P. Goldstein

Leonard Krasner

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