The Sage Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment
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Sage Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment by Gregory J. Boyle
Book DescriptionThis brand new "Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment, 2-Volume Set" constitutes an essential resource for shaping the future of the scientific foundation of personality research, measurement, and practice. There is need for an up-to-date and international Handbook that reviews the major contemporary personality models (Vol. 1) and associated psychometric measurement instruments (Vol. 2) that underpin the scientific study of this important area of individual differences psychology, and in these two Handbooks this is very much achieved. Edited by Professors Gregory J. Boyle, Gerald Matthews, and Donald H. Saklofske and authored by internationally known academics, this work will be an important reference work for a host of researchers and practitioners in the fields of individual differences and personality assessment, clinical psychology, educational psychology, work and organizational psychology, health psychology and other applied fields as well.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412923644
(251mm x 185mm x 91mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gregory J. Boyle
Work and Organisational Psychology, Hardback (November 2015)
In five thematic volumes, this collection brings together key papers on the topic of work and organizational psychology, and together with the introductory chapters written by the editor for each volume, is designed to serve the interests of psychology scholars, and also those involved in the social and behavioural sciences, more broadly.
Psychological Assessment, Hardback (February 2012)
Bringing together the major influential publications in psychological assessment over the last 20-30 years this major reference work is an essential resource for those interested in psychological assessment research and application.
Sage Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment, Hardback (June 2008)» View all books by Gregory J. Boyle
Deals with the major theoretical models underlying personality instruments and covers the broad topics, listed by section heading: explanatory models for personality; comprehensive trait models; key traits: psychobiology; key traits: self-regulation and stress; new trait and dynamic trait constructs; and, applications.
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Author Biography - Gregory J. Boyle
Professor Boyle has spent over three decades undertaking quantitative research in the field of psychometrics, as related to the measurement of individual differences in personality, intelligence, and motivation, as well as undertaking studies within the fields of neuropsychology, clinical psychology, and educational psychology. In more recent years, he has applied his extensive research skills to studies within the broad fields of medical/health psychology, and has undertaken many studies within the area of women's health. Lately, he has focused his attention more on research topics pertaining to men's health. My research focuses on the study of individual differences with an emphasis on personality and intelligence, including emotional intelligence. These studies and resulting publications are theoretical and practical as well as correlational and experimental. The opportunity for cross-cultural studies has significantly broadened the scope of this research. Also, my recent research interests in emotional intelligence, including emotions and social cognition is motivated by the current emphasis on prevention, resiliency, psychological health, and building capacity. Publications of some of my more recent books, book chapters and journal articles are included in the publications link.
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