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An vital consultant to understanding—and dwelling or operating with—people whose habit leaves you annoyed and confused

We all have humans in our lives who frustrate, annoy, or harm us: office bullies, those that continually declare to be correct, or people with worried or obsessive personalities. And such a lot people harm others sometimes, too. Now, authors Dr. Helen McGrath, a medical psychologist and professor, and Hazel Edwards, a certified author, supply this hugely readable, super sensible consultant to facing the tough personalities we come across each day—in others, and in ourselves.

Taking the yank Psychiatric Association's commonly used Diagnostic and Statistical guide of psychological issues (DSM-IV-TR) as its beginning point, tricky Personalities helpfully outlines over a dozen various character qualities and kinds, detailing their universal features and underlying motivations. It additionally equips readers with a number of thoughts for facing tricky habit, including:

  • Anger and clash management
  • Optimism and statement training
  • Rational and empathic thinking
  • Reexamining your individual personality

Readers also will reap the benefits of sections on making tricky judgements and keeping romantic relationships. excellent for a person who has ever needed that folks got here with a handbook, tough Personalities illuminates the character adjustments that so usually function boundaries to cooperation within the place of work and concord at domestic.

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