Current Psychology

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 312–325

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

  • David Lester

DOI: 10.1007/BF02686812

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Lester, D. Current Psychology (1993) 12: 312. doi:10.1007/BF02686812


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.

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© Transaction Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Lester
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  1. 1.the Center for the Study of Suicide, RR41Blackwood