Designed to help students learn how to solve problems in their own lives that deal with personal choices and relationships, Sharf's practical, experiential approach is grounded in psychological and social science research and theory. The text's three part structure (Learning and Working, Relationships, and Personal Choices and Solutions) gives students an easy-to-understand framework for learning and applying the material. Part One incorporates information on learning, career choices, and work adjustment. Part Two includes information on relationships with family, romantic partners and friends, and also includes information on problems within relationships, such as gender issues, sexual relationships, cultural diversity, and mourning and bereavement. Part Three focuses on personal solutions to difficult problems such as substance abuse and dealing with stress, anxiety, and anger.
1. Choices and Solutions. PART I: LEARNING AND WORKING. 2. Learning and Studying. 3. Choosing Careers. 4. Adjusting to Work. PART II: RELATIONSHIPS. 5. Relationships in the Family. 6. Love and Friendship. 7. Sexuality and Intimacy. 8. Gender Roles. 9. Cultural Diversity. 10. Dying and Living. PART III: PERSONAL CHOICES AND SOLUTIONS. 11. Abusing Substances. 12. Managing Stress. 13. Coping Strategies. Appendix A.
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 13th March 2000
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.8 x 19.3 x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition