Difficult Personalities: A Practical Guide to Managing the by Helen McGrath, Hazel Edwards

By Helen McGrath, Hazel Edwards

An crucial consultant 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 damage us: place of work bullies, those that regularly 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 scientific psychologist and professor, and Hazel Edwards, a qualified author, provide this hugely readable, super sensible advisor to facing the tricky personalities we stumble upon each day—in others, and in ourselves.

Taking the yankee Psychiatric Association's extensively used Diagnostic and Statistical guide of psychological problems (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 quite a few 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 tough judgements and retaining romantic relationships. excellent for somebody who has ever wanted that people got here with a handbook, tricky Personalities illuminates the character variations that so frequently function obstacles to cooperation within the place of work and concord at domestic.

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