Title

The SAGE handbook of personality theory and assessment. Volume 1, Personality theories and models

Date of this Version

2008

Document Type

Book

Publication Details

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Boyle, G. J., Matthews, G., Saklofske, D. H. (Eds.). (2008). The SAGE handbook of personality theory and assessment. Volume 1, Personality theories and models. London: SAGE Publications

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© Copyright, SAGE Publications, 2008

ISBN

9781412946513

Abstract

This Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment 2-Volume Set constitutes an essential resource for shaping the future of the scientific foundation of personality research, measurement, and practice. It reviews the major contemporary personality models (Volume 1) and associated psychometric measurement instruments (Volume 2) that underpin the scientific study of this important area of psychology.

With contributions from internationally renowned academics, this work will be an important reference work for a host of researchers and practitioners in the fields of individual differences and personality assessment, clinical psychology, educational psychology, work and organizational psychology, health psychology and other applied fields as well.

Volume 1: Personality Theories and Models.

Deals with the major theoretical models underlying personality instruments and covers the following broad topics, listed by section heading:

  • Explanatory Models For Personality
  • Comprehensive Trait Models
  • Key Traits: Psychobiology
  • Key Traits: Self-Regulation And Stress
  • New Trait And Dynamic Trait Constructs
  • Applications

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