This book is a compendium of thiry years of research and practice in self and social perception- Socio-Egocentrism- a relationship between the self and other people. This important research began with Dr. Peters' pioneering studies of juvenile offenders at Purdue University. Based on his studies of juvenile delinquency, Dr. Peters has developed his theories involving other clinical groups. The author posits a measurable scale of cognitive and personal changes to describe the progress that can be made as an emotional improvement occurs in a patient.
Dr. James Peters is a recognized clinical/counseling psychologist and rehabilitation administrator. For 25 years he was Associate Commissioner, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Determination, Connecticut State Department of Education; Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Hartford; and Lecturer on rehabilitation, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Connecticut. Dr. Peters is a licensed psychologist in the states of Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, California, Massachusetts, and Vermont, and Certified in Louisiana. He is the author of over ten books and dozens of articles on psychology and vocational rehabilitation.