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PERSONALITY, Fifth Edition 

Marc Setterlund, PhD

Alma College


Seymour Feshbach, PhD

University of California, Los Angeles-Emeritus


Bernard Weiner , PhD

University of California, Los Angeles


Arthur Bohart, PhD

California State University, Dominguez Hills-Emeritus


Pages: 490 Pages

Copyright Year: © 2019

Status: Available

Formats & Ordering ISBNs:


Paperback (Full Color): 978-1-942041-56-6
Paperback (B/W): 978-1-942041-57-3

Loose-Leaf (B/W): 978-1-942041-58-0

Online Version: 978-1-942041-59-7

PERSONALITY is a student-friendly and accessible text for undergraduates at two- and four-year colleges, assuming no background in psychology. This eclectic, empirical, and comprehensive text covers classic topics such as learning, the humanistic and the psychoanalytic approaches, as well as a fresh examination of topics such as traits, genetics, culture, and the self. This text explores the influence of identity, development, nature, and nurture on personality.  The text discusses personality in the context of emotion, stress, love, and aggression.  The authors compare major theories of personality and discuss personality processes and dynamics.
An accessible and relevant text that offers a unique narrative. A natural and relaxed writing style promotes a sense of a conversation between the authors and reader.
Comprehensive coverage of current topics and scholarly research. The text has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent examples, research, and scholarship from across the discipline.

Integration of research. In addition to the extensive research citations throughout the text, research is presented in a way that highlights the rationale, methods, results, and interpretation of research studies in a manner accessible to beginning psychology students.
Flexible format and organization. The text provides the core theoretical foundations of Personality while offering instructors the flexibility to incorporate a variety of outside course materials and cases.

Student-friendly pedagogy and features. Each chapter includes chapter outlines, key terms and on-page marginal key-term definitions, “Highlight” box inserts, numerous photos, graphs, tables, figures, chapter summaries, and "Thought Questions", support student learning, retention, and critical analysis.
Complete Instructor's Support Package. Instructor's Resource Manual, Test Item File, and PowerPoint Lecture Slides.

For Student (Value Series):

Printed Text

(Paperback &

Loose-Leaf )

Quizlet Study Set


(Online-All Devices)

Printable Lecture Guide

For Instructors:

Instructor's Manual

Test Item


PowerPoint Lecture Slides

100% of Our Development, Production, and Manufacturing  are done here in the U.S.A.​
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