From the Publisher
YOUR PERFECT RIGHT, now in its ninth edition with over 1.3 million copies in print, ranked 5th among all self-help books in a national survey of psychologists. This survey was reported in AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOTHERAPY, PSYCHOLOGY TODAY AND THE NEW YORK TIMES. It ranked 12th among the "best self-help book" in a national survey reported in the AUTHORITATIVE GUIDE TO SELF-HELP BOOKS (1994). - This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
From the Back Cover
"... sets the standard for self-help books..." "1.3 million copies in print! Totally updated ninth edition of the most-honored assertiveness manual. All new material on social intelligence, personal boundaries, brain research, handling criticism, assertiveness in email and social networks, expressing anger, overcoming social anxiety, being persistent, what to do when assertiveness doesn't work.
This is the guide most often recommended by therapists. "The assertiveness bible; helps the non-assertive speak up and the aggressive tone down." - USA TODAY "...filled with a wealth of examples on how to cope with everyday situations... counters feelings of futility." - THE LOS ANGELES TIMES "...without a peer in the field... truly a classic." - Aaron Beck, M.D., Psychiatrist, Author, LOVE IS NEVER ENOUGH "Not only is it the best book on assertiveness, it sets the standard for self-help books in general." - Gary Emery, Ph.D., Psychologist, Author, OVERCOMING DEPRESSION "Your Perfect Right is the gold standard... for self-help..." - Allen Fay, M.D., Psychiatrist, Author, I CAN IF I WANT TO "There are many practical guides to assertive living, but this is without question, the best." - Cyril Franks, Ph.D., Psychologist, Editor, CHILD AND FAMILY BEHAVIOR THERAPY "5-Star Highly Recommended rating in the national survey... Some mental health professionals call [it] `the assertiveness bible,' they think so highly of it... this is an excellent self-help book." - THE AUTHORITATIVE GUIDE TO SELF-HELP BOOKS