Personality

PersonalityLearning outcomes:

 

By the end of this module, we hope you will gain an understanding of the following:

 

  • nomothetic and idiographic theories

     

  • trait and type approaches and elementary personal construct theory

     

  • psychoanalytic-humanistic-cognitive approaches to personality

     

  • defence mechanisms

     

  • construction and use of inventories, rating scales, grids and Q-sort

     

  • types of tests used in personality assessment

     

  • objective and projective tests.

 

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If you like this module, you may also be interested in:

 

Learning theory by Dr Hayley K Andrews

 

The development of temperament by Dr Xanthe Barkla

 

 

British Journal of Psychiatry

 

 

 

Related BJPsych articles

 

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Key readingKey reading: selected texts to read with this module

 

The exam syllabus

Exam syllabus 

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