People Patterns: A Modern Guide to the Four Temperaments

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Archer Publications, Jan 1, 2002 - Psychology - 136 pages
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People Patterns

A Popular Culture Introduction to Personality Types

and the Four Temperaments


Stephen Montgomery, Ph.D.

"Try to see it my way ." Taking a line from the Beatles, Dr. Stephen Montgomery presents a fresh new look at the four temperaments, the four ancient "people patterns" that are the key to personality types. In this updated and expanded 2nd edition, Dr. Montgomery cites over 250 characters from well-known movies and TV shows The Wizard of Oz, Sex and the City, Harry Potter, Star Trek, Star Wars, The Fantastic Four, The Incredibles, The Lord of the Rings, Ghost Busters, and many more to help bring the temperaments alive for a modern audience.

People Patterns features an easy-to-score personality quiz, and easy-to-read chapters on dating & mating, parents & children, and talent & career (with over 750 job suggestions grouped according to type). The book begins with a brief history of the four temperaments (tracing the idea back to Hippocrates), and it ends with port

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User Review  - Donna Martin - Goodreads

it was a really neat book and I liked how the Author compared your personality to things of today!! A must read for everyone struggling with interpersonal skills! Read full review

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User Review  - Rebeccameder - Goodreads

A nice simplistic introduction to temperament and type! Read full review


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Portraits of Temperament
Dating and Mating

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About the author (2002)

Montgomery is a Ph.D. in literature, an award-winning English teacher, and a National Endowment for the Humanities fellow.

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