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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:

Some difficult people aren't just hard to deal with--they're dangerous.<br> <br> Do you know someone whose moods swing wildly? Do they act unreasonably suspicious or antagonistic? Do they blame others for their own problems?<br> <br> When a high-conflict person has one of five common personality disorders--borderline, narcissistic, paranoid, antisocial, or histrionic--they can lash out in risky extremes of emotion and aggression. And once an HCP decides to target you, they're hard to shake.<br> <br> But there are ways to protect yourself. Using empathy-driven conflict management techniques, Bill Eddy, a lawyer and therapist with extensive mediation experience, will teach you to:<br> <br> - Spot warning signs of the five high-conflict personalities in others and in yourself.<br> - Manage relationships with HCPs at work and in your private life.<br> - Safely avoid or end dangerous and stressful interactions with HCPs.<br> <br> Filled with expert advice and real-life anecdotes, 5 Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life is an essential guide to helping you escape negative relationships, build healthy connections, and safeguard your reputation and personal life in the process. And if you have a high-conflict personality, this book will help you help yourself.

"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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