Current Psychology

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 312-325

First online:

On the disunity of the self: A systems theory of personality

  • David LesterAffiliated withthe Center for the Study of Suicide, RR41

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The views of a variety of theorists who have proposed that the mind may be usefully conceptualized as made up of a set of subselves are reviewed, and several principles are proposed for a possible systems theory of personality.