Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10720702T11354NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THEORIES OF PERSONALITYElective366
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of this course, students; recognize humanist / existential theoretical perspectives and factor approach to the nature, functioning of human personality, factors affecting human behavior, evaluation of personality, development of psychopathology and explain the behavior of given cases within the framework of these approaches.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Serap Tekinsav Sütcü
Learning Outcomes
1Recognition of different theoretical approaches to personality
2To be able to compare different theories in terms of the nature, functioning, origin and point of view of psychopathology.
3To be able to explain the nature and origin of the personality of himself and other people
4To be able to criticize theories in accordance with scientific principles
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, Fromm and personality theory, Maslow and holistic dynamic theory, Rogers and self theory, Berne and transactional analysis, existential psychology, Allport and Differential Property approach, factor theories of Cattell and Eysenck, Murray and Personology theory will be studied.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Introduction to the course: Scope, importance, rules, teaching and evaluation methodsIntroduction and examination of course content
1Fromm and approachReading [Geçtan (2008); Hall (1998) related section]
2Fromm and approachReading (Fromm, 1993)
3Maslow and Holistic dynamic theoryReading [Feist, (1990); Yazgan Faith and Yelikaya (2018) related section]
4Rogers and Self theoryReading [Feist, (1990); Hall, (1998) relevant section]
5Rogers and Self theory
6Berne and Transactional AnalysisReading (Steward & Joines)
7Berne and Transactional Analysis (cont.)Reading (Berne, 2001)
8Midterm
9Existential Psychology: Binswanger, Boss, Frankl, YalomReading [Feist (1990) related chapter; Young (2008)]
10Distinctive property theoryReading [Feist (1990) and Yazgan Faith and Yelikaya (2018) related chapter]
11Factor theories; Catell and EysenckReading [Feist, (1990) Yazgan Faith and Yelikaya (2018) related section]
12Murray and personology theory
13Case discussions
14Discussion: Critical view of theories. Feedback to the course
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Geçtan, E. (2008). Psikanaliz ve Sonrası. Metis yayınları Yazgan İnanç, B. ve Yerlikaya, E.E. (2018). Kişilik Kuramları. Pegem Akademi Hall, C. (1998). Theories of Personality. New York: John Wiley & Sons Feist, J. (1990) Theories of Personality. Fort Worth : Holt, Rinehort and Winston Fromm, E. (1993). İnsanda Yıkıcılığın kökenleri. Payel yayınevi Fromm, E. (1999). Özgürlükten Kaçış. Öteki yayınevi Steward, I. & Joines, V. (2017) Günümüzde TA: Transaksiyonel analize Yeni bir Giriş. Eksi yayınları Berne, E. (2001) Hayat Denen Oyun. Kariyer yayınları Hasanoğlu, A. (2005). Ludwig Binswanger ve Daseinanaliz, Yeni sempozyum, 43(3), 101-106
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Lisan Kodları
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination8540
Individual Study for Final Examination14684
Reading10110
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
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