Difficult Personalities: A Practical Guide to Managing the Hurtful Behavior of Others (and Maybe Your Own)

Difficult Personalities: A Practical Guide to Managing the Hurtful Behavior of Others (and Maybe Your Own)

Helen McGrath, Hazel Edwards


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

We all have humans in our lives who frustrate, annoy, or harm us: place of work bullies, those that regularly declare to be correct, or people with fearful or obsessive personalities. And so much 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, tremendous functional consultant to facing the tough personalities we come upon each day—in others, and in ourselves.

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

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

Readers also will take advantage of sections on making tricky judgements and protecting romantic relationships. ideal for an individual who has ever wanted that folks got here with a handbook, tough Personalities illuminates the character changes that so usually function limitations to cooperation within the office and concord at home.

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