Table of contents for Handbook of psychobiography / edited by William Todd Schultz.

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SECTION ONE: How to Write a Psychobiography
Chapter One: "Introducing Psychobiography"
William Todd Schultz
Chapter Two: "How to Strike Psychological Paydirt in Biographical Data"
William Todd Schultz
Chapter Three: "What Psychobiographers Might Learn From Personality Psychology"
Dan P. McAdams
Chapter Four: "If the Glove Fits: The Art of Theoretical Choice in Psychobiography" 
Alan C. Elms
Chapter Five: "How to Critically Evaluate Alternative Explanations of Life Events: The Case of Van Gogh's ear"
William McKinley Runyan
Chapter Six: "Multiple Case Psychobiography: Method and Theory"
Kate Isaacson
Chapter Seven: "Diane Arbus' Photographic Autobiography, Theory and Method Revisited"
William Todd Schultz
SECTION TWO: Psychobiology of Artists
Chapter Eight: "Nothing Alive Can Be Calculated: The Psychobiographical Study of Artists"
William Todd Schultz	
Chapter Nine: "Twelve Ways to Say 'Lonesome': Assessing Error and Control in the Music of Elvis Presley"
Alan C. Elms & Bruce Heller
Chapter Ten: "Mourning, Melancholia, and Sylvia Plath"
William Todd Schultz
Chapter Eleven: "Margaret's Smile"
Daniel M. Ogilvie
Chapter Twelve: "Edith Wharton and Ethan Frome: A Psychobiographical Exploration"
James William Anderson
Chapter Thirteen: "The Psychobiographical Study of Psychologists"
James William Anderson
Chapter Fourteen: "Freud as Leonardo: Why the First Psychobiography Went Wrong"
Alan C. Elms
Chapter Fifteen: "Four, Two, or One? Gordon Allport and the Unique Personality"
Nicole B. Barenbaum
Chapter Sixteen: "Nietzsche's Madness"
Kyle Arnold & George Atwood
Chapter Seventeen: "Erikson and Psychobiography, Psychobiography and Erikson"
Irving Alexander
Chapter Eighteen: "From the Book of Mormon to the Operational Definition: The Existential Project of S.S. Stevens"
Ian Nicholson
SECTION FOUR: Psychobiography of Political Figures
Chapter Nineteen: "Alive and Kicking: The Problematics of Political Psychobiography"
Alan C. Elms and Anna V. Song
Chapter Twenty: "Osama Bin Laden: The Sum of All Fears"
Anthony J. Dennis
Chapter Twenty One: "In his Father's Shadow: George W. Bush and the Politics of Personal Transformation"
Stanley A. Renshon
Chapter Twenty-Two: "Elusion, Illusion, and Kim Jong-Il"
Anna V. Song
Chapter Twenty Three: "Psychobiography in Context: Predicting the Behavior of Tyrants"
Betty Glad

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Psychology -- Biographical methods.
Artists -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Politicians -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Psychologists -- Psychology -- Case studies.