Surviving Aggressive People: Practical Violence Prevention Skills for the Workplace and the Street

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Sentient Publications, 2002 - Psychology - 234 pages
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This book teaches you how to recognize the subtle cues of aggression and stop a dangerous encounter before it starts. It offers realistic verbal de-escalation skills and practical methods for preventing aggression in schools, on the streets, and in other public places. In plain language, using plenty of examples, the book dissects the psychology of violence and provides skills to detect and deter a variety of potentially dangerous aggressors before a situation spins out of control.
 

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Contents

THE GROUND RULES
1
DontShameYourself
29
Listen to Your Intuition
49
DESPERATE AGGRESSION
61
EXPERT AGGRESSION
123
Testing Rituals
141
Telltale Signs
167
THE PATH TO PEACE
195
Appendix A Escape Cues
205
Index
213
About the Author
225
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