Pathways to Personal Growth: Adjustment in Today's World is a substantial revision of Worchel and Goethal's Adjustment: Pathways to Personal Growth. The personal and social factors involved in learning about ourselves, setting personal goals, taking control of our lives, and becoming a contributing member of society are main issues examined by this text. The general focus on identifying the basic issues facing people as they attempt to adjust to today's society is maintained. This text is written in a student-friendly manner that combines conversation with clear descriptions of theories and research. It is illustrated with current examples and cases based on the authors' experiences as psychological researchers and practitioners. The authors have succeeded in their goal of writing a textbook that identifies the most important issues of adjustment, illustrates the relevant literature on the issues, is readable and engaging for students, and makes learning an enjoyable experience.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)