The Handbook of Antagonism
  • Release Date : 14 February 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 438 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128146286
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Download or read book entitled The Handbook of Antagonism by author: Joshua W. Miller which was release on 14 February 2019 and published by Academic Press with total page 438 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Handbook of Antagonism: Conceptualizations, Assessment, Consequences, and Treatment of the Low End of Agreeableness looks at the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of antagonism, highlighting the consequences of the trait, its role in a number of problem behaviors and psychiatric disorders, and how it exerts itself on externalizing behaviors. Covering the biological and evolutionary roots of antagonism, the book provides clinical insight on assessment strategies, while also outlining a number of treatment techniques, including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychology and psychodynamic treatment approaches. In addition, the book explores the development of antagonism across childhood and adolescence, discussing the societal consequences of the trait, as well as its role in a number of problem behaviors, such as aggression, violence, crime and substance use. Provides an overview on the development, assessment and treatment of antagonism Looks at antagonism’s role in work, romantic relationships and other domains Outlines self-report and non-self-report assessment approaches Studies the links between antagonism, psychopathy, narcissism and antisocial personality Approaches antagonism from a dimensional trait model Analyzes the role antagonism plays in several prominent psychiatric disorders