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Games People Play

The Psychology of Human Relationships

By Eric Berne, M.D.
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Games People Play: The Psychology of Human Relationships by Eric Berne, M.D.

Games People Play (1964) explores the fascinating and bizarre world of psychological games, where players unconsciously manipulate each other into acting in alienating and self-destructive ways. Eric Berne dissects the hidden dynamics beneath the games people play – and shows how to escape from them and find true intimacy.

  • People interested in human behavior
  • Life coaches and therapists
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to deal with difficult people

Dr. Eric Berne (1910-1970) was a Canadian psychiatrist who developed the influential theory of transactional analysis in the mid-twentieth century. He wrote over 30 books, including What Do You Say After You Say Hello? and Transactional Analysis in Psychotherapy.

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