|Course Description :|
This course deals with defining personality. Basic assumptions concerning human nature. Personality assessment. Theories of personality and its application to adjustment and mental health : Psychodynamic perspective. Phenomenological perspective. Behavioral perspective. Trait perspective. The big five factors model. Social cognitive perspective. A Cognitive Information Processing approach to personality . Personality processes and adjustment : Self concept, perceived control, self efficacy, Achievement Motivation, Power motivation, Sex Role, Love and hate, Altruism, Authoritarian Personality .