This book will provide a thorough foundation to personality psychology for students who are new to the theory and practice. Theoretical coverage across paradigmatic approaches will be linked throughout to applied research and therapy contexts. The content will be integrated to introduce cross-referential thinking across the theories, as well as to encourage students to relate personal experiences and viewpoints to their learning. These aspects will be carefully conceptualized to create common features and threads throughout the text, for a consistent style and to encourage critical thinking and develop deeper understanding and engagement in this subject area. Pedagogical features such as market -specific case studies, glossaries to assist with a new and broad bank of terminology as well as other learning aids such as textual and diagrammatic features and quick reference guides.