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Covert aggression is not the same as passive aggression

In George Simon Jnr’s brilliant book Character Disturbance  [*affiliate link],  he talks a little about passive aggression and distinguishes it from covert aggression.  On pp. 74-5 he says: Passive-aggression is an often misunderstood and mislabeled personality type. The official psychiatric manual doesn’t even recognize this as a personality pattern any more. . . . Unfortunately, clinicians …

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