approaches to personality and basic assumptions, and how it develops
Trait: a relatively stable disposition to behave in a particular and consistent way.Ex- someone who keeps their clothes neat, schedule clear, and has a daily planner with important dates would have a trait of orderly
Psycho-dynamic: an approach that regards personality as formed by needs, striving, and desires,largely operating outside of awareness- motives that can also produce emotional disorders.
Humanistic: people are basically good, unless something gets into the way. peoples personality will develop as it should unless there is a block. and differences arise from the various ways that the environment facilitates or blocks attempts to satisfy psychological needs.
Social cognitive: views personality in terms of how the person thinks about the situations encountered in daily lives and behaves in response to them...
how you see yourself across many situations. interpretation of behaviors/interactions gives you an idea of who you are.