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International Best Seller. Please Understand Me II is an expansion and successor to David Keirsey's widely acclaimed book, Please Understand Me. It is a 50 year clinical study of differences in temperament in mating, parenting, leading and intelligence. Please Understand Me II contains the most in depth descriptions of the four temperaments and sixteen role types. It includes the Keirsey Temperament Sorter II and the Four-Types Sorter. Please Understand Me II is the authoritative guide to Keirsey Temperament Theory, and has been heralded by millions worldwide to be one of the leading works on personality theory.
The Original Bestseller. Over two and a half million copies sold. Keirsey's original sorting of the sixteen "types" into Ernst Kretschmer's four "temperaments," the latter harking back over 2000 years to the temperament theory of Hippocrates. A 25 year clinical study of differences in temperament in mating, parenting, and leading. Contains Keirsey's personality descriptions of the four temperaments and sixteen types that have been copied and imitated by other authors for over forty years. Includes the original Keirsey Temperament Sorter.
A modern guide to the four temperaments. Uses characters from popular books, movies, and TV—from Harry Potter to Star Trek, from the Wizard of Oz to Sex in the City—to bring the Artisans, Guardians, Idealists, and Rationals alive for a contemporary audience. Entertaining and easy to read, People Patterns introduces a new short form temperament questionnaire, and features chapters on dating and mating, on parents andtheir children, and on finding the right career and job. Also includes brief descriptions of the sixteen personalities. A clear, concise, user-friendly introduction to temperament and the roles people play in relating to one another.