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Can personality change?

Author: Todd F Heatherton; Joel L Weinberger
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this volume, leading figures in the field of personality research examine provocative theories of change and stability, present important new data from longitudinal research, and discuss state-of-the-art measurement issues. In addition to exploring solid traditional approaches to studying personality stability and change, this volume stimulates fresh insights by examining such processes as sudden transformational  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Can personality change?.
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©1994
(DLC) 93026477
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Todd F Heatherton; Joel L Weinberger
ISBN: 1557984255 9781557984258
OCLC Number: 123449900
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 368 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Conceptual issues in assessing whether personality can change / Todd F. Heatherton and Patricia A. Nichols --
Set like plaster? Evidence for the stability of adult personality / Paul T. Costa, Jr., and Robert R. McCrae --
Personality evoked : the evolutionary psychology of stability and change / David M. Buss --
5 + -.5 : continuity and change in personal dispositions / Nathan Brody --
Personality change : metatheories and alternatives / Roger D. Davis and Theodore Millon --
Assessing constancy and change / John R. Nesselroade and Steven M. Boker --
Using growth curve analyses to assess personality change and stability in adulthood / A. George Alder and Steven J. Scher --
If behaviors change, can personality be far behind? / Carlo C. DiClemente --
Personality change in adulthood / Ravenna Helson and Abigail Stewart --
Does thought content change as individuals age? A longitudinal study of midlife adults / Carol E. Franz --
Quantum change : toward a psychology of transformation / William R. Miller and Janet C'deBaca. (Cont) The crystallization of discontent in the process of major life change / Roy Baumeilster --
Can personality change? levels of stability and growth in personality across the life span / Dan P. McAdams --
Personality stability, personality change, and the question of process / Lawrence A. Pervin --
Can personality change? / Joel L. Weinberger.
Other Titles: PsycBOOKS
Responsibility: Todd F. Heatherton & Joel L. Weinberger, editors.

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"Can personality change?", is a question that has absorbed psychologists since William James first proposed that personality was "set in plaster". Here, leading figures in personality research  Read more...

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