Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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#Messiah #Narcissism

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/evil-deeds/201710/lies-self-deception-and-malignant-narcissism Psychologically speaking, consciously or unconsciously, we all seek a messiah. This archetypal tendency can be seen as an expression of what existential therapist Irvin Yalom refers to as the universal hope for an "ultimate rescuer": an omnipotent force or being that unconditionally loves and protects us from the vagaries and vicissitudes

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Does #social #media #increase #narcissism ?

http://theconversation.com/is-social-media-turning-people-into-narcissists-66573 Another approach is longitudinal, measuring narcissism and social media use over time and seeing if they are mutually reinforcing; that is, whether narcissism predicts increased social media use and whether that, in turn, predicts increasing narcissism. At least one study shows this pattern. It might also be the case that social

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#trolling #men #consistently #rate #higher on #narcissism

https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/43adgn/men-love-to-troll-people-online-because-theyre-narcissists?utm_source=broadlytwitterus Researchers sent 573 participants an online survey asking them to rate themselves on a 13-point narcissistic personality scale. They were also asked about their relationships with other people, as well as their use of Facebook, like if they used the social network to be mean to people or to brag

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6 #Traits #Narcissists

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/communication-success/201707/6-common-traits-narcissists-and-gaslighters 1. Frequent Lies and Exaggerations Both narcissists and gaslighters are prone to frequent lies and exaggerations (about themselves and others), and have the tendency of lifting themselves up by putting others down. While narcissists often strive to make themselves seem superior and “special” by showing off, bragging, taking undeserved credit, and

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#Leading #World #Cyber #Bullying #Narcissism

.@jaketapper: The President has made it clear he will do everything he can to undermine anyone seeking to hold him accountable pic.twitter.com/JsfUo0AhoL — The Lead CNN (@TheLeadCNN) June 29, 2017 Republican strategist and CNN commentator Ana Narvarro says Trump is embarrassing, shameful, disgusting https://t.co/FJFMCHQrPl pic.twitter.com/vOh59uKuwz — CNN (@CNN) June 29, 2017

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How a Narcissist Projects Their Identity on Others

Projective Identification: How a Narcissist Projects Their Identity on Othershttps://t.co/yZGAgjn8hY — PsychCentral (@PsychCentral) January 22, 2017 But something seemed a bit off about her as she was too put together and completely lacked the usual anxious reaction that corresponds with living with a narcissist. Her appearance was immaculate, her mannerism was guarded,

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NPD – prognosis not good

http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Do-I-have-narcissistic-personality-disorder-_82348 Patients with NPD are very resistive to treatment and commonly do not present for treatment unless they hit “rock bottom,” or are forced to accept treatment by a family member due to strained relations. Similar to management of any personality disorder, treatment requires long-term therapy. The mainstay of treatment is psychotherapy;

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Most of us will encounter an “everyday sadist”

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-integrationist/201408/dealing-everyday-sadists-and-other-dark-personalities Most of us will encounter an "everyday sadist" – someone who actively seeks to cause us emotional pain. Given the potential for overlap among sadism, narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism, for the purposes of the below we will refer to anyone who purposefully causes emotional harm as an everyday sadist, or

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