The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology


Part I. Foundation Issues

1. Conceptual issues in personality theory
2. Personality psychology of situations
3. Personality: traits and situations
4. Personality and emotion
5. The characterization of persons: some fundamental conceptual issues

Part II. Personality Description and Measurement

6. The trait approach to personality
7. Methods of personality assessment
8. Structural models of personality
9. The Five-Factor Model of personality traits: consensus and controversy
10. Personality and intelligence

Part III. Development Health and Personality Change

11. Childhood temperament
12. The development of personality across the lifespan
13 Models of personality and health
14. Attachment theory: I. Motivational, individual-differences and structural aspects
15. Attachment theory: II. Developmental, psychodynamic and optimal-functioning aspects

Part IV. Biological Perspectives

16. Evolutionary theories of personality
17. Animal models of personality and cross-species comparisons
18. Behavioural genetics: from variance to DNA
19. Neuroimaging of personality
20. Personality neuroscience: explaining individual differences in affect, behaviour and cognition
21. The Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory of Personality

Part V. Cognitive Perspectives

22. Semantic and linguistic aspects of personality
23. Personality and performance: cognitive processes and models
24. Self-regulation and control in personality functioning
25. Self-determination theory: a consideration of human motivational universal
26. Traits and the self: toward an integration
27. Personality as a cognitive-affective processing system

Part VI. Social and Cultural Processes

28. The storied construction of personality
29. Personality and social relations
30. Personality and social support processes
31. Social pain and hurt feelings
32. Personality in cross-cultural perspective
33. Culture and personality
34. Personality and politics

Part VII. Psychopathology

35. Mood and anxiety disorders: the hierarchical structure of personality and psychopathology
36. Personality and psychosis
37. Diagnosis and assessment of disorders of personality
38. Psychopathy and its measurement
39. Personality and eating disorders
40. Personality and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Part VIII. Applied Personality Psychology

41. Personality in school psychology
42. Personality in educational psychology
43. Personality at work
44. Workplace safety and personality
45. Personality and crime
46. Treatment of personality disorders

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