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Unformatted text preview: the individual self. • Taken from the European philosophy of Existentialism. • Idea of the healthy personality is the ability to love and work. Trait Theory-• Popular theorists Eysenck initiated the five- factor model. • Consists of five major personality factors. • Genetics determine the traits for a healthy personality, but how those traits are expressed are influenced by learning experiences, development of skills, and the ability to choose our own actions. Sociocultural-• Individualism versus collectivism. • Social and cultural factors such as ethnicity, gender, culture, discrimination, and socioeconomic status influence one’s sense of self and hos or her adjustment to society....
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- Spring '10
- Psychology, healthy personality, Popular theorists