Are you living with a narcissist? Are you working for a psychopath? Is your best friend a bit of a limpet? Or are you just paranoid? Worried? Good. Then this book is for you. With his unique blend of humour and insight, author Joseph Dunn explains why there are so many painful people in the world and, more importantly, why there is hope for them. He shows us ways of approaching and understanding the behaviour of the people we must deal with in our everyday life, whether we live, work or play with them Examining every kind of personality type, from the Actress through to the Zealot, he reveals how we carry pain ourselves, inflict it on others, and what we can do about it. By the time you finish this book he promises that you will know about painful people, not be one! You'll enjoy recognising aspects of your own character and those of your friends and colleagues in this informative, perceptive and refreshingly witty book. 'Witty and extremely perceptive' Spectator 'An accessible and enjoyable read for those looking for an introduction to psychotherapy' Changes. Other books by Joseph Dunn Midlife - The Lazy Person's Guide Think Like a Shrink.