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Personality Theory

A guide to accompany PS 289 Personality Theory.

Encyclopedia of Psychology

The Encyclopedia of Psychology by Alan Kazdin is a great place to obtain an overview of your topic including the all important questions of a brief history, key figures, and key concepts. When searching The Encyclopedia of Psychology, use Advanced Search as shown below. 

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Reference Books

The following two print reference sources will be most helpful for personality theory topics.

The following e-reference books will be useful.

Sage Knowledge

Sage Knowledge provides online reference books that cover numerous areas including psychology. It will be a great resource for finding information on the personality theories.