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Author Erikson, Thomas, 1965- author.

Title Surrounded by psychopaths : how to protect yourself from being manipulated and exploited in business (and in life) / Thomas Erikson.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Essentials, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    158.2 ERI    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description viii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note "Originally published in Sweden by Forum in 2017"--Verso.
Translation of: Omgiven av psykopater.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What Actually Is a Psychopath? -- Protecting Yourself: A Basic Defense Against Psychopaths -- Who Are the Psychopaths? -- Surrounded by Idiots? This Is How You Get Rid of Them -- Manipulation Is Everywhere -- What Manipulation Looks Like -- The Dominant Red Psychopath -- The Charming Yellow Psychopath -- The Passive Green Psychopath -- The Meticulous Blue Psychopath -- How a Psychopath Manipulates a Red Person -- How a Psychopath Manipulates a Yellow Person -- How a Psychopath Manipulates a Green Person -- How a Psychopath Manipulates a Blue Person -- Common Manipulation Techniques -- Everyday Manipulation and How to Handle It -- What If Nothing Works?
Summary "Charming, charismatic, and delightful or manipulative, self-serving, and cunning? Psychopaths are both and that's exactly what makes them dangerous. Thomas Erikson reveals how to identify the psychopaths in your life and combat their efforts to control and manipulate. Using the same simple four-color system of behavior classification that made Surrounded by Idiots so popular, Surrounded by Psychopaths teaches readers how to deal with psychopaths in their lives by becoming aware of their own behavior and their weaknesses. Vivid example stories illustrate ways that psychopaths can take advantage of various behavior types, helping readers identify their own weaknesses and be proactive about protecting themselves. Erikson outlines some of the most common forms of manipulation used by psychopaths--and others--to influence those around them. Since manipulation can often be a feature of ordinary, non-psychopathic relationships, the book also includes practical methods and techniques to help readers confront controlling people and rehabilitate negative relationships into mutually respectful ones. By understanding your behavior as well as the tendencies and strategies of psychopaths, Surrounded by Psychopaths will teach you to protect yourself from manipulative influence in your workplace, social life, and family"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Manipulative behavior.
Added Title Omgiven av psykopater. English
ISBN 9781250763884 (hardcover)

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