Narcissism

Most Narcissists Are Deeply Insecure and Physically Unhealthy

Narcissists put up a self-satisfied front that shatters every time something goes wrong.<p>Narcissists will often admit their narcissism, but not its adverse effects. If you took them at their word, as researchers did for decades using self-reports, you'd think that narcissists are happier, healthier, …

Psychology

How to Mentor a Narcissist

No workplace is immune to the self-absorbed and self-important employee. You know the one. Preoccupied with status, appearance, and power, narcissists exude a palpable sense of entitlement, often overestimate skills and abilities (while devaluing others), and can be quite comfortable manipulating …

Leadership

Starnes: "Hollywood Gave Us a Democratic National Committee Meeting, Not an Awards Show"

Advertisement - story continues below<p>Sunday night’s Emmy Awards show was “embarrassing display of vulgarity and petulance – even by Hollywood’s low …

Conservative View

How to Spot Narcissistic Abuse

Source: Darlene Lancer<p>Narcissists don’t really love themselves. Actually, they’re driven by shame. It’s the idealized image of themselves, which they …

Psychology

The Narcissism Epidemic

Why I'm done with narcissism<p>Yes, Donald Trump is probably a narcissist. But does that mean he's insecure underneath? The evidence for the "mask …

Medal of Honor

Clinton is narcissist and they never accept defeat: Analyst

Hillary Clinton is a narcissist and they never accept defeat, an American political analyst and activist says.

Elections

Who Empathizes with Machiavellian or Narcissistic Leaders?

Have you ever worked with a leader who manipulates others to get their own way? Or is there someone in your team who is so completely self-obsessed that they disregard other’s opinions and contributions? Hostile personality characteristics such as these might help people climb the career ladder, …

Personality

How to tell if you’re in a relationship with a narcissist

I promised, as we cruised down the streets of the second most dangerous town in Iowa.<p>Why would I ever write anything cruel about this wonderful man? …

Relationships

Men more likely to be online trolls due to narcissism

In news that will come as no surprise to any woman who has ever used the internet, a study has found that men are more likely to be trolls and online …

Psychology

Study: Facebook Trolls Are Just Narcissist Men With Internet Access

"Men's more antisocial use of Facebook is explained in part by their greater narcissism."<p>A recent study has linked narcissism with Facebook trolling, and found that, because men are more likely to be narcissists than women in the first place, they are also more likely than women to harass others …

Internet Access

Best of Our Blogs: September 15, 2017 | World of Psychology

It’s the answer you weren’t hoping for. The truth burns. And you’re not sure what to do next.<p>After your ego has settled, it’s important to take a …

Mind

When a mother's love isn't unconditional – the damage narcissistic parents can do

WHILE our culture tells us mothers love their children and will do anything for them, sadly this isn't the case for children of parents with …

Parenting

Narcissism to blame for why men more likely to troll on Facebook

Men's narcissistic tendencies explain why they are more likely than women to troll on Facebook, researchers say.<p>The claim comes from an all-female …

Psychology

Traveling Narcissist: The rise of ‘look at me’ travelers

HELLO. My name is Georg and I am a traveling narcissist.<p>Narcissism is defined as the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of …

Adventure Travel

Why psychopaths cannot love their own children, according to a psychologist

The so-called dark triad personality traits — narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy — manifest in people as excessive self-love, a …

Parenting

Family Court Frustration Prompts New Orleans' Billboard

A new series of billboards targeting traffic into Downtown New Orleans’ Central Business District is causing a buzz in the Louisiana family court system. The billboards are located in a prime location directly across from the Superdome and the Smoothie King Center just before the business district …

Why a Narcissistic Attitude Can Be a Sign of Depression

They’re abrasive, abusive, and don’t engender much sympathy. But narcissism is a form of mental illness. Like other mental illnesses, it doesn’t …

Personality

Trump's Brain and the 25th Amendment

Eight distinguished experts gathered to discuss POTUS's mental situation.<p>The 45th President's unconventional behavior has roiled the national consciousness and provoked intense concern. As a psychiatrist, I have repeatedly been asked to comment on his conduct and render my opinion as to whether it …

Constitutional Amendments

This Top Mental Illness Expert Says President Trump Doesn’t Qualify

President Donald Trump "doesn't fit the criteria" for a mental disorder, says a psychiatrist who helped write the manual for diagnosing such …

News (U.S.)

6 More Words From The Narcissist Dictionary You Really Need To Know

Tweet<p>Share50<p>Pin15<p>Shares 65<p>The world of narcissists is a complex one. Along the spectrum and across the different types, there is a wide variety of …

Psychology

How to Deal With a Narcissistic Boss

If you’ve had more than a few bosses in your career, you’ve likely had at least one stinker. There are cranky bosses, lazy bosses, spiteful bosses, …

Leadership and narcissism

People gravitate to leaders who are lying narcissists.<p>According to Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of '<i>Leadership BS'</i>, narcissism is positively correlated …

Leadership

Local psychologist wades into debate about Trump's mental health with a surprising diagnosis

When it comes to narcissistic personality disorder, Dr. Allen Frances wrote the book.<p>So the 75-year-old Coronado resident and retired Duke University …

San Diego

Are You Being "Gaslighted" by the Narcissist in Your Life?

Source: pexels.com<b>Introduction</b>The term “Gaslight” comes from the Academy Award winning 1944 film by that name in which a man systematically sets out …

Relationships

The expert who helped write the mental disorders manual explains why Trump doesn’t have one

Trump’s narcissism has served him well<p>There are a few options for people who want to see President Donald Trump removed from office. There are plenty of calls for impeachment over his various scandals. There’s the ongoing investigation into Trump’s ties with Russia, led by Robert Mueller. And then …

Psychiatry

When a Narcissist Is Also Codependent

Writers often distinguish narcissists and codependents as opposites, but surprisingly, though their outward behavior may differ, they share many …

Relationships

The Biggest Misconception about Narcissism

<i>You’ve begun to suspect that your partner might be a narcissist. So, you go to your computer and start doing numerous Google searches, entering terms</i> …

Relationships

The Narcissistic Personality: How They Think

We often hear the term “narcissist,” but in reality, what does that mean? Does it merely describe someone who likes to be the center of attention or …

Personality

Here’s how Trump’s ‘malignant narcissism’ will end his presidency, according to psychiatrists — and it’s going to be wild

Dr. Lance Dodes is one of 27 psychiatrists and mental health experts who came together to give an educated assessment of President Donald Trump for a …

Liberal View

14 Thought-Control Tactics Narcissists Use to Confuse and Dominate You

Narcissists’ lives are about winning, generally at others’ expense.<p>Many narcissists pursue a win-at-all-costs, anything-goes approach to get what …

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