From Difficult to Disturbed

Understanding and Managing Dysfunctional Employees

 From Difficult to Disturbed

Author: Laurence Miller, Ph.D.
Pub Date: November 2007
Print Edition: $19.95
Print ISBN: 9780814416679
Page Count: 256
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814409671

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Table of Contents


PREFACE. . . .ix


CHAPTER 1. . . .1

Human Nature and the Practical Psychology of Work

CHAPTER 2. . . .13

Shrinkers and Clingers: Avoidant and Dependent Employees

CHAPTER 3. . . .29

Emoters and Reactors: Histrionic and Borderline Employees

CHAPTER 4. . . .48

Preeners and Predators: Narcissistic and Antisocial Employees

CHAPTER 5. . . .67

Detailers and Vigilantes: Obsessive-Compulsive and Paranoid


CHAPTER 6. . . .87

Oddballs and Spoilers: Schizoid and Passive-Aggressive Employees

CHAPTER 7. . . .103

Working Wounded: Mental Disorders on the Job

CHAPTER 8. . . .128

Brain Alert: Neuropsychological Disorders at Work

CHAPTER 9. . . .146

Sick and Tired: Mind-Body Syndromes in the Workplace

CHAPTER 10. . . .162

What a Job: Managing Dysfunctional Employees

CHAPTER 11. . . .182

Danger Zone: Handling Workplace Violence

CHAPTER 12. . . .208

Tough at the Top: Organizational Stress Management and Leadership


INDEX. . . .233


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