Uptight and in Your Face: Coping with an Anxious Boss, Parent, Spouse, or Lover
In Uptight and In Your Face: Coping with an Anxious Boss, Parent, Spouse, or Lover the author presents an invaluable tutorial to successfully interact with the most frustrating and taxing people in your life. This text examines the five most common types of uptight people to illustrate how the underlying patterns of intensity, anxiety, and self-absorption are displayed. Considerable attention is given to help readers understand how they may be contributing to their own distress. The final chapters present numerous coping and self-development strategies that will help reduce or eliminate many of the detrimental effects of interacting with high-stress people. Descriptions of complex psychological concepts are explained in everyday language. [From Amazon.com]
Santa Barbara, CA
Personality assessment, Stress, Interpersonal conflict
Personality and Social Contexts | Social Psychology
Brown, Nina W., "Uptight and in Your Face: Coping with an Anxious Boss, Parent, Spouse, or Lover" (2011). Counseling & Human Services Faculty Books. 19.