High Conflict People in Legal Disputes

By | February 21, 2020
High Conflict People in Legal Disputes Author Bill Eddy
ISBN-10 1936268159
ISBN-13 9781936268153
Year 2016-09-13
Pages 277
Language English
Publisher Unhooked Books
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People with high conflict personalities HCPs clog our courts as plaintiffs with inappropriate claims against their personal targets of blame and as defendants who have harmed others and need to be stopped Everybody knows someone with a High Conflict Personality How can he be so unreasonable Why does she keep fighting Can t she see how destructive she is Can you believe they re going to court over Some HCPs are more difficult than others but they tend to share a similar preoccupation with blame that drives them into one dispute after anotherand keeps everyone perplexed about how to deal with them Using case examples and an analysis of the general litigation and negotiation behaviors of HCPs this book helps make sense of the fears that drive people to file lawsuits and complaints It provides insight for containing their behavior while managing and or resolving their disputes Characteristics of the five high conflict personality disorders are explored BorderlineNarcissistic Histrionic ParanoidAntisocialBill Eddy is a lawyer therapist mediator and President of the High Conflict Institute He developed the High Conflict Personality theory and is an international expert on the subject He is a Certified Family Law Specialist and Senior Family Mediator at the National Conflict Resolution Center He has taught at the University of San Diego School of Law is on the part time faculty of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law and the National Judicial College and lectures at Monash University in Australia

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