Year: 1963 Source: New York: Atherton Press, 1963. 442p. SIEC No: 19820234

The essays in this book are grouped into 4 areas: 1) growth & change in personality; 2) procedures & variables for studying personality; 3) creative processes in personality; & 4) values in personality. An essay by Edwin Shneidman is on orientations toward death. In this essay he discusses myths about death & suicide, a definition of suicide & death behaviours & a tentative classification of these behaviours.