Character Adaptation Systems Theory: A New Big Five for Personality and Psychotherapy

  title={Character Adaptation Systems Theory: A New Big Five for Personality and Psychotherapy},
  author={G. Henriques},
  journal={Review of General Psychology},
  pages={22 - 9}
  • G. Henriques
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Review of General Psychology
  • Although personality theory and psychotherapy were originally closely linked, the past several decades have witnessed surprising gaps between these domains. This article seeks to close that gap via character adaptation systems theory (CAST), which is a formulation derived from Henriques's (2011) unified approach to psychology that links recent developments in personality theory with integrative visions of psychotherapy via the explication of 5 systems of character adaptation: (a) the habit… CONTINUE READING
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