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5 types of people who can ruin your life : identifying and dealing with narcissists, sociopaths, and other high-conflict personalities / Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq., Lawyer, therapist, mediator, lead author of splitting, and internationally recognized expert on high-conflict personalities.

By: Eddy, William A [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, New York : TarcherPerigee, [2018]Description: 197 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780143131366; 0143131362.Other title: Five types of people who can ruin your life.Subject(s): Interpersonal conflict | Personality disorders | Conflict managementAdditional physical formats: Online version:: 5 types of people who can ruin your life.DDC classification: 158.2
Contents:
Why you need this knowledge now -- Warning signs and the 90 percent rule -- Don't become a target of blame -- The I'm superior, you're nothing type -- The love you, hate you type -- The cruel, con artist type -- The highly suspicious type -- The dramatic, accusatory type -- Dealing with negative advocates (who may also attack you) -- Getting help from others (who may not understand) -- The HCP theory -- Self-awareness.
Summary: A guide to recognizing the warning signs of five high conflict personalities draws on expert advice and real-life anecdotes to avoid, manage, and break free from such relationships. --Publisher.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Do you know someone whose emotions flip-flop from one moment to the next? Do they seem suspicious or jealous of others or antagonize you for no reason? You might be dealing with a high-conflict personality.<br> <br> 5 Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life is about people who are beyond difficult. When a high-conflict personality coincides with one of five common personality disorders--Borderline, Narcissistic, Paranoid, Antisocial, or Histrionic--they lash out in dangerous extremes of emotion and aggression. High-conflict personalities can seem charming and trustworthy for years, until one day they verbally attack you, attempt to ruin your reputation, or even threaten you with physical harm. HCPs blame everyone but themselves for their difficulties in life, and once they decide to target you, they're hard to shake.<br> <br> Bill Eddy, a law professor with extensive experience as a conflict mediator and therapist, will teach you to protect yourself from these attacks. With helpful anecdotes and expert advice, Eddy explains the warning signs of each high-conflict personality and how to avoid them using easy, proven conflict management methods and mediation techniques. With 5 Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life you'll learn to safely manage or break free from a relationship with an HCP and safeguard your reputation and personal life in the process.

"A Tarcher Perigee Book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Why you need this knowledge now -- Warning signs and the 90 percent rule -- Don't become a target of blame -- The I'm superior, you're nothing type -- The love you, hate you type -- The cruel, con artist type -- The highly suspicious type -- The dramatic, accusatory type -- Dealing with negative advocates (who may also attack you) -- Getting help from others (who may not understand) -- The HCP theory -- Self-awareness.

A guide to recognizing the warning signs of five high conflict personalities draws on expert advice and real-life anecdotes to avoid, manage, and break free from such relationships. --Publisher.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Chapter 1 Why You Need This Knowledge Now (p. 1)
  • Chapter 2 Warning Signs and the 90 Percent Rule (p. 12)
  • Chapter 3 Don't Become a Target of Blame (p. 24)
  • Chapter 4 The I'm Superior, You're Nothing Type (p. 34)
  • Chapter 5 The Love You, Hate You Type (p. 53)
  • Chapter 6 The Cruel, Con Artist Type (p. 72)
  • Chapter 7 The Highly Suspicious Type (p. 95)
  • Chapter 8 The Dramatic, Accusatory Type (p. 115)
  • Chapter 9 Dealing with Negative Advocates (Who May Also Attack You) (p. 135)
  • Chapter 10 Getting Help from Others (Who May Not Understand) (p. 151)
  • Chapter 11 The HCP Theory (p. 165)
  • Chapter 12 Self-Awareness (p. 178)
  • Appendix (p. 187)
  • Acknowkdgments (p. 191)
  • Notes (p. 193)

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