Understanding Personality Disorders: An Introduction (Hardcover)

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Personality-disordered people are not uncommon in our neighborhoods, workplaces, schools, or even our homes. They include people who are persistently paranoid, obsessive-compulsive, antisocial, or overly dependent. Most of them do not realize the hardships they create for themselves and their families. This book is an introductory guide for those who live and work around personality- disordered people, and for general readers seeking illustrations of the disorders.

Dobbert illustrates warning signs that can be missed and walks readers through scenarios that are common with personality-disordered people. He explains how such maladies might develop, and most important, how they can be successfully addressed.

About the Author

Duane L. Dobbert is professor and coordinator of criminal forensic studies at Florida Gulf Coast University. He is series editor for the Praeger series in Forensic Psychology and author of Praeger's Halting the Sexual Predators Among Us.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780275989606
ISBN-10: 0275989607
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: January 30th, 2007
Pages: 168
Language: English