Games People Play

Games People Play : The Psychology of Human Relationships

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'If you're going to read one psychology book in your lifetime... it should be his one' - Neil Hunter, Amazon review

Fed up of feeling controlled at work?

Feel trapped in a toxic relationship but don't know how to escape?

Always feel like you lose the argument even if you know deep down you're right?

Widely recognised as the most original and influential psychology book of our time, Games People Play has helped millions of people better understand human basic social interactions and relationships.

We play games all the time; relationship games; power games with our bosses and competitive games with our friends. In this book, Berne reveals the secret ploys and manoeuvres that rule our lives and how to combat them. Giving you the keys to unlock the psychology of others and yourself, this classic, entertaining and life-changing book will open up the door to honest communication and teach you how to get the most out of life.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 11mm | 127g
  • Penguin Life
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0241257476
  • 9780241257470
  • 1,238

About Eric Berne

Eric Berne was a prominent psychiatrist and bestselling author.After inventing his groundbreaking Transactional Analysis, he continued to develop and apply this new methodology leading him to publish Games People Play. This became a runaway success and Berne leaves a remarkable legacy of over 30 other books and articles, as well as the founding of the International Transactional Analysis Association.

Dr Berne's other works include Principles of Group Treatment, A Layman's Guide to Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis', and What Do You Say After You Say Hello? He died in 1970.
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