PSY 3380: Psychology of Adjustment


This course examines human adjustments to life events and the changing requirements of the environment. Some of the topics covered in this class include self-understanding, stress coping techniques, and different stages of life. Classic and contemporary theories and research will be discussed.


  1. Explain concepts related to self-direction.
  2. Evaluate the self-concept.
  3. Provide suggestions for applying sound principles of decision making in real-life situations.
  4. Examine the importance of goals in personal motivation.
  5. Examine the impact of goal setting on mental health.
  6. Compare several factors that affect relationships.
  7. Examine stress prevention.
  8. Analyze therapeutic interventions utilized with individuals facing difficulty adjusting.


  1. PSY 1010


Psychology applied to modern life: Adjustment in the 21st century (Rev: 11)

Publisher: Cengage (2015)
Author: Weiten, W
ISBN: 978-1285459950
Price: $196.52

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