Handbook of Personality Psychology

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Robert Goode Hogan, Robert Hogan, John A. Johnson, John Myrton Johnson, Stephen R. Briggs
Elsevier, 1997 - Psychology - 987 pages
The most comprehensive single volume ever published on the subject, the Handbook of Personality Psychology is the end-all, must-have reference work for personality psychologists. This handbook discusses the development and measurement of personality as well as biological and social determinants, dynamic personality processes, the personality's relation to the self, and personality in relation to applied psychology. Authored by the field's most respected researchers, each chapter provides a concise summary of the subject to date. Topics include such areas as individual differences, stability of personality, evolutionary foundations of personality, cross-cultural perspectives, emotion, psychological defenses, and the connection between personality and health. Intended for an advanced audience, the Handbook of Personality Psychology will be your foremost resource in this diverse field.
Chapter topics include:
* Nature of personality psychology
* Conceptual and measurement issues in personality
* Developmental issues
* Biological determinants of personality
* Social determinants of personality
* Dynamic personality processes
* Personality and the self
* The Five Factor Model
* Applied psychology

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Conceptual and Measurement Issues in Personality
Developmental Issues
Biological Determinants of Personality
Social Determinants of Personality
Dynamic Personality Processes
Personality and the Self
Part VIII Applied Psychology

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Robert Hogan, Ph.D., president of Hogan Assessment Systems, is an international authority on personality assessment, leadership, and organizational effectiveness. Dr. Hogan was McFarlin Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Tulsa for 14 years. Prior to that, he was Professor of Psychology and Social Relations at The Johns Hopkins University. He has received a number of research and teaching awards, and is the editor of the "Handbook of Personality Psychology" and author of the "Hogan Personality Inventory." Dr. Hogan received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, specializing in personality assessment.
Dr. Hogan is the author of more than 300 journal articles, chapters, and books. He is widely credited with demonstrating how careful attention to personality factors can influence organizational effectiveness in a variety of areas--ranging from organizational climate and leadership to selection and effective team performance. Dr. Hogan is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Stephen Briggs is Senior Clinical Lecturer in Social Work and Vice Dean of the Adolescent Department at Tavistock Clinic, London.

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