Beyond Behavior: Construction of an Overarching Psychological Theory of Lifestyles


Walters outlines an overarching theory in which the proper focus of psychological study is how a person interacts with the environment. Confronted with the threats posed by a continuously changing environment, the person can either adapt to a change or enact patterned interactions known as lifestyles, the structure and function of which are examined in detail.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2000


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