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Title Studying lives through time : personality and development / edited by David C. Funder ... [and others]
Edition First edition
Published Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [1993]


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Description xv, 452 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series APA science volumes
APA science volumes.
Contents Interpersonal memories as maps for personality consistency / Avril Thorne and Eva Klohnen -- Depressive symptoms in young adults : a developmental perspective on gender differences / Per F. Gjerde -- Child-rearing antecedents of suboptimal personality development : exploring aspects of Alice Miller's concept of the poisonous pedagogy / David M. Harrington -- Individuals in relationships : development from infancy through adolescence / L. Alan Sroufe, Elizabeth Carlson, and Shmuel Shulman -- Why maladaptive behaviors persist : sources of continuity and change across the life course / Avshalom Caspi -- Vulnerability and resilience / Norman Garmezy -- Implications of cognitive-experiential self-theory for personality and developmental psychology / Seymour Epstein
Studying lives through time : about this book / David C. Funder [and others] -- Studying personality the long way / Jack Block -- The value of archival data for new perspectives on personality / Jacquelyn B. James and Elizabeth L. Paul -- Opportunities and challenges posed by archival data sets / Carol Tomlinson-Keasey -- Comparing longitudinal studies of adult development : toward a paradigm of tension between stability and change / Ravenna Helson -- Judgments as data for personality and developmental psychology : error versus accuracy / David C. Funder -- The Q-sort method and the study of personality development / Daniel J. Ozer -- The structure of personality traits : vertical and horizontal aspects / Lewis R. Goldberg -- Conformity and conscientiousness : one factor or two stages? / Jane Loevinger -- Methodological implications of a peephole perspective on personality / David Magnusson, Tommy Andersson, and Bertil Törestad
Summary "Studying Lives Through Time" presents a state-of-the-art survey of longitudinal research that documents the coherence (rather than consistency) of personality across the life course. It also demonstrates the processes by which personality can change for the better. In addition, "Studying Lives Through Time" examines the methodological promises and pitfalls of longitudinal research
Analysis Personality assessment -- Methodology -- Congresses
Personality development -- Longitudinal studies -Congresses
Personality development -- Research -- Methodology -Congresses
Notes Based on papers presented at a conference sponsored by the Scientific Directorate of the American Psychological Association, the Murray Research Center of Radcliffe College, and the Dept. of Psychology and the Center for Family Studies of the University of California, Riverside, and held in the fall of 1991 in Palm Springs, Calif. in honor of Jack Block
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to Ovid PsycBooks
Issuing Body Made available through: American Psychological Association's PsyBooks Collection
Notes Print version record
Subject Personality assessment -- Congresses.
Personality assessment -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Personality assessment -- Methodology.
Personality development -- Longitudinal studies -- Congresses.
Personality development -- Longitudinal studies.
Personality development -- Research -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Personality development -- Research -- Methodology.
Personality Development.
Longitudinal Studies.
Personality Assessment.
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms.
Behavioral Disciplines and Activities.
Cohort Studies.
Delivery of Health Care.
Environment and Public Health.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Epidemiologic Studies.
Epidemiologic Study Characteristics as Topic
Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms.
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation.
Investigative Techniques.
Longitudinal Studies.
Personality Assessment.
Personality Development.
Psychiatry and Psychology
Public Health.
Quality of Health Care.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Block, Jack, 1924-2010.
Funder, David Charles.
American Psychological Association.
LC no. 93002980
ISBN 1557981930
155798400X (paperback)
OTHER TI PsycBOOKS collection