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The differences between the personality theories

How different are the personality theories, really?
Might they all be integrated into one theoretical framework?
Or, did they seem to differ fundamentally perhaps because they differed in the aspects of personality that they were trying to explain?

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The personality theories are different . One theory of personality, the biological theory completely attributes genetics for being responsible for the development of personality. Most of the other theories have its own distinctive idea of their perceptions of children: a cauldron of unconscious impulses (pyschoanalytic theory), a little scienctist, a computer (cognitive theory) ...

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This solution discusses the differences between the different personality theories and whether or not they can be integrated into one theoretical framework.