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The Stories We Live By Personal Myths and the Making of the Self by Dan P. MacAdams

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Published by The Guilford Press .
Written in English


  • The self, ego, identity, personality,
  • Psychopathology - General,
  • Psychology,
  • Self psychology,
  • Developmental - General,
  • General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Social Psychology,
  • Personality,
  • Biographical methods,
  • Identity (Psychology)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8734008M
ISBN 101572301880
ISBN 109781572301887

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