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This textbook for Psychological Development was created by Dr. Tori Kearns and Dr. Deborah Lee under a Round Nine Textbook Transformation Grant. Topics covered include:

  • Theories of Humanistic and Personality Psychology
  • Coping and Mental Illness
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Sexuality
  • Understanding Gender
  • Work and Choosing a Career
  • Coping with Death and Loss
  • Finding Meaning

The textbook is a collection of 14 course modules, which are available in their original format through LibGuides at East Georgia State College:

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Course Title

Psychological Adjustment

Course Number

PSYC 2101

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Publication Date

Summer 2018


University System of Georgia


psychology, adjustment



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