Handbook of Personology and Psychopathology
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 21, 2005 - Psychology - 504 pages
Personology is the study of human character in all of its complexities, covering the range of normal and pathological individuals, from evolutionary development, classification, diagnosis and measurement, to intervention at the individual, family, and societal levels. This volume, sure to become a classic in the field, provides a state-of-the-art overview of the field of personology, including personality theory, taxonomy, and assessment; diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders; and the interface between normal and abnormal personlity. The breadth and depth of this monumental work and the caliber of its contributors is unsurpassed.
* Many of the leading clinicians and researchers in psychology are contributors including Otto Kernberg, John Livesley, Robert Bornstein, Jeffrey Magnavita, Drew Westen, Irving Weiner, and Lorna Benjamin
* Represents the culmination of a professional career and a capstone to our publishing program in the area of personality and psychopathology
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