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Nasty People: How to Stop Being Hurt by Them without Becoming One of Them / Edition 2
     

Nasty People: How to Stop Being Hurt by Them without Becoming One of Them / Edition 2

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by Jay Carter
 

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ISBN-10: 0071410228

ISBN-13: 9780071410229

Pub. Date: 05/05/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Fourteen years since its first publication, the bestsellerNasty People has been revised and updated to cover the motivations of nasty people, how to avoid confrontation with a nasty boss, how to handle a nasty spouse, and much more, including:

  • How to break the cycle of nastiness
  • A new understanding of personality disorders and depression

Overview

Fourteen years since its first publication, the bestsellerNasty People has been revised and updated to cover the motivations of nasty people, how to avoid confrontation with a nasty boss, how to handle a nasty spouse, and much more, including:

  • How to break the cycle of nastiness
  • A new understanding of personality disorders and depression
  • Narcissism, nasty behavior, and self-doubt
  • Nasty people and self-validation
  • The role adrenaline plays in nasty behavior and our responses to it.

Everyone knows a person who has been hurt, betrayed, or degraded by nasty individuals or has experienced it themselves. In three books, Jay Carter, Psy. D., shows readers how to stop this cycle of overt and covert abuse, without resorting to nasty tactics. Now for the first time, this series is released together to cover all areas of dealing with difficult people. With straight-talking advice, real-life anecdotes, and psychology that makes sense, Carter explains how to handle and stop painful behavior that harms both the perpetrator and the victim.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071410229
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/05/2003
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
158,122
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 5.36(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments          

From a Student          

From the Author          

Overview          

1 THE INVALIDATOR          

2 THE VICTIM          

3 THE CYCLE OF INVALIDATION          

4 WHAT DO WE DO ABOUT IT?          

5 TO INVALIDATION: THE MECHANISM          

Bibliography          


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Nasty People 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 31 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have received this book today at 11 am and actually had a lots of plans for today 'saturday'. Well, I dropped everything and couldn't stop reading until I was through by about 4 pm. Didn't even take a shower..... So far the best day in the last five years! The gained knowledge will certainly help me to deal with one of my colleagues who, as it appears to me, is the mother of all 'invalidators' Thanks Jay Carter
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is simply one of the best books I have ever read in my life. It is short and to the point and if you apply what he says it will save you a lot of heartache. I am now reading this book for the second time, my God it is so right on. It is practical and can be easily understood. Thank God for Jay Carter!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is a must read. I have had a problem with a nasty person who drove me to become a nasty person and now I know why. I have shared this book with many friends and they plan on getting their own copy. I plan on sharing it with the nasty person and maybe they will have the same eye opening experience that I have had.
Lollies1920s More than 1 year ago
I always said there must be an answer to why people can be just plain awful, and now it all makes sense. This book has the answers and it is a must read, must have, and keep around. Love it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book changed my life.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book
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This book is very informative, helps us to see what makes us ugly and mean!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book saved my emotional life & taught me to see my own "red flags" and not ignore them. I have shared over 25 copies with friends and family over the years. simple, easy to understand and easier to digest and implement this book changes ones outlook.
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Helpful for understanding yourself and others. Thanks!!
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Big2012Change More than 1 year ago
I wanted to read this book to know why was that so many people are just nasty. I personally liked it, there were lots of information that just opened my eyes. I'm glad i read it and i would recommend it to anyone that has been put down or that you think you've put down people. It'll change the way you look at people, and how to handle them when come across them. change for 2012.
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I did not finish this book...as I worked my way through the book I realized I was focused on the wrong perspective....the only way to change the way people react to me is to change myself first...then change my outlook on the people in my life.
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PLD More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be a great pick-me-up. The realization that other people, intentionally or unintentionally, as out to make you feel bad is enlightening! Plus, the coping strategies are very helpful. I highly recommend the book to everyone.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I have been on the receiving end of a nasty person. This book is a guide on how you can see the signs and take action before it is too late. Quick and easy read!
Guest More than 1 year ago
As someone who just resigned from a job I liked and needed because of an invalidating boss, I can tell you this book hits the nail on the head. The examples given are exactly what I experienced-almost word for word. How invalidation makes you feel and what can be done about invalidation are also right on. Mr. Carter provides the big picture of how and why people behave badly-particularly the more subtle and undermining things that victims may not recognize. You get the whole forest and not just a tree or two. The book is empowering to the invalidator as well as the invalidated. I am so grateful Jay Carter wrote it and wish I had this information decades ago. It would have saved me so much pain, bewilderment, time, and money. I intend to buy more copies for gifts.