Synopses & Reviews
The New Personality Self -portraitis the only guide to personality types based onthe American Psychiatric Association'sjust-published official diagnostic system -- the DSM-IV -- and written by one of today'sleading personality researchers. A long-timebacklist bestseller in its previous edition, it has nowbeen completely updated to include all thefascinating new information about how we become who weare-and how we can change. The self-test inThe New Personality Self -portrait isalready used extensively in mental health andbusiness settings. It reveals a profile so personal, so accurate, that it's as individual as afingerprint. Readers discover their unique mix of 14distinct personality styles -- and learn how thosetraits impact their relationships, work and homelife. Fascinating case histories show each style inaction, with tips on how to live and work withevery type, and exercises for turningvulnerabilities into strengths -- plus warnings about whenindividual differences develop into personalitydisorders."
Includes bibliographical references (p. -437) and index.