How High-Conflict Personalities Capture High Office

High-conflict personalities possesses 4 qualities that may encourage them to become politicians. Overly emotional communication suits high-conflict personalities and drives the media to cover them.  As with any conman, relationships with high-conflict personalities are calculated and transactional.

About The Author

Bill Eddy is the co-founder and president of the High Conflict Institute, a company devoted to helping individuals and organizations deal with high-conflict people. Eddy is a Certified Family Law Specialist and Senior Family Mediator at the National Conflict Resolution Center in San Diego. He is also a Licensed Clinical Social worker with twelve years' experience providing therapy to children, adults, couples and families in psychiatric hospitals and outpatient clinics. His latest book is "Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths―and How We Can Stop" (

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