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1) #ChildRaising & #NARCISSISM
"You Can Be Anything You Want"
Participation Trophies
Instant Gratification
Enabling #HelicopterParents
#LawnmowerParents
#SocialMedia

LEADS TO #NARCISSISM ..and it's DANGEROUS
2) #ChildRaising & #NARCISSISM
Defined: Self-centered, self-important. = Inflated sense of self.
Not necessarily at the clinical level, although some of the most dangerous people fall within this classification.
3) #ChildRaising & #NARCISSISM
Are narcissists insecure "deep down inside"? NO
They have high self-esteem, but only in individual/personal areas, NOT caring traits.
4) #ChildRaising & #NARCISSISM

A disturbing RISE in #NARCISSISM
RESEARCH support a generational differences model of individual personality traits reflecting changes in culture. #NarcissisticPersonalityTraits
journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.117…
5) #NARCISSISM
TRAITS pt 1

Inflated Sense of self & superiority=
I am uniquely awesome

Feelings of entitlement=
I am special and deserve special treatment

Overconfidence=
I can do ANYTHING

Willingness to take advantage of others=
I'll do whatever it takes to get ahead
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TRAITS pt 2

Aggression and lack of empathy=
I don't have time to worry about YOUR problems, and if you insult me, you will pay

Materialistic=
Whoever has the most toys wins!
7) #NARCISSISM

Some Psychiatrists argue that #Narcissists are MORE DANGEROUS than the #Psychopath & #Sociopath
8) #NARCISSISM

#SOCIOPATHS
Dangerous bc of they act on impulse, leaving many factors to chance.
If anyone gets in the way they won’t hesitate to do whatever is necessary.
Committing a crime bc the opportunity presents itself & not think of later consequences.
9) #NARCISSISM

#PSYCHOPATHS
Power/Control. Plan in advance; Clever & avoids getting caught.
Often when serial killers get caught, they're more interested in being recognized for their brilliance.
10) #NARCISSISM

#NARCISSISTS -1
They can’t help but be in your face and anyone else they come into contact with.
They get off on control & the adulation of others.
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#NARCISSISTS -2
Any slight-- intentional or otherwise, may bring on a tirade of abusive language as the narcissist MUST get even.
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#NARCISSISTS -3
They are clever and know how to manipulate individuals and the system in their favor.
Once you think you are rid of them they will come back to punish & degrade you.
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#NARCISSISTS -4
They can’t stand the notion of losing and will do anything to win, including lying, cheating and opposing the law.
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#NARCISSISTS -5
They believe they are superior to others even when they’re lacking in intelligence & will pay back anyone who thinks otherwise.
When found lying they will blame others & use whatever means at their disposal to discredit their opposition.
15) #NARCISSISM

#NARCISSISTS -6
They are prone to suing anyone at the drop of a hat. They may have a long and sordid history of abusing women and moving from one relationship to another like some people change a pair of shoes
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#NARCISSISTS -7
Cheating, for the narcissist, is as commonplace as wearing a new piece of apparel & when caught they will turn on the accuser and make it seem like it’s THEIR fault.
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#NARCISSISTS -8
They cheat at everything they think they can get away with and use bullying techniques to prove THEY ARE in charge.
18) #NARCISSISM
CLINICALLY
#NarcissisticPersonalityDisorder includes symptoms such as:
inability to appreciate others
entitlement
lack of authenticity
need for control
intolerance
emotional detachment
grandiosity
desperate need for the approval & positive attention of others.
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CLINICALLY
Not everyone w #pathological #narcissism or #NarcissisticPersonalityDisorder acts the same.
Some with #pathological #narcissism are shy & vulnerable, while others are primarily outgoing & overtly boastful & grandiose
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CLINICALLY
Prognosis for these individuals is poor. They generally won’t seek treatment because they believe they are “fine.”
In therapy they will attempt to take over & become the therapist for anyone unfortunate enough to accept them as a client.
21) #NARCISSISM
#NeuroScience RESEARCH
Those w #NarcissisticPersonalityDisorder found to have problems associated with the right anterior insular cortex — a region of the brain suspected to be associated with #EMPATHY.

cambridge.org/core/journals/…
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#NeuroScience RESEARCH
Those w #NarcissisticPersonalityDisorder have LESS GRAY MATTER in their Brain!

sciencedirect.com/science/articl…
21) #NARCISSISM

MOST DANGEROUS = #MALIGNANTNARCISSIST

A blend of two disorders that pose problems interpersonally for their victims: #narcissistic & #AntisocialPersonalityDisorders.
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MOST DANGEROUS = #MALIGNANTNARCISSIST
Common for others to feel anxious, intimidated by & fearful of people w this condition.
Combination of poor empathy coupled w aggression, hypersensitivity & suspiciousness can bring pain to others.
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MOST DANGEROUS = #MALIGNANTNARCISSIST

"The social psychologist Erich Fromm first coined the term "malignant narcissism" in 1964, describing it as a "severe mental sickness" representing "the quintessence of EVIL".
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MOST DANGEROUS = #MALIGNANTNARCISSIST

Erich Fromm characterized the condition as "the most severe pathology and the root of the most vicious destructiveness and inhumanity"
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MOST DANGEROUS = #MALIGNANTNARCISSIST

Edith Weigert (1967) saw malignant narcissism as a "regressive escape from frustration by distortion and denial of reality"
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MOST DANGEROUS = #MALIGNANTNARCISSIST

Herbert Rosenfeld (1971) described it as "a disturbing form of narcissistic personality where grandiosity is built around aggression and the destructive aspects of the self become idealized"
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MOST DANGEROUS = #MALIGNANTNARCISSIST

Psychoanalyst Otto Kernberg pointed out that the Antisocial Personality was fundamentally narcissistic & without morality.
#MalignantNarcissism includes a sadistic element creating, in essence, a #Sadistic #Psychopath!
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MOST DANGEROUS = #MALIGNANTNARCISSIST

Kernberg first proposed malignant narcissism as a psychiatric diagnosis in 1984, but so far it has NOT been accepted in DSM-V
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MOST DANGEROUS = #MALIGNANTNARCISSIST

"The malignant narcissist is presented as pathologically grandiose, lacking in conscience & behavioral regulation with characteristic demonstrations of joyful cruelty and sadism" ~Kernberg
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MOST DANGEROUS = #MALIGNANTNARCISSIST

"The malignant narcissist is presented as pathological grandiose, lacking in conscience & behavioral regulation with characteristic demonstrations of JOYFUL CRUELTY & SADISM" ~ G.H. Pollock (1978)
32) RESEARCH: Sharp Increase in #Narcissism Among Teens Who Use #SocialMedia

thejournal.com/articles/2017/…
33) #NARCISSISM

Self-entitled, moi? Teens, narcissism and why 'special' and 'unique' are different things

theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
34) #NARCISSISM

A rise in narcissism could be one of the main causes of America’s political and economic crises

blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2017…
35) #NARCISSISM EPIDEMIC (book) by @jean_twenge
"LIVING IN THE AGE OF ENTITLEMENT"

books.google.de/books?id=wRSSX…
36) #NARCISSISM INCREASING

RESEARCH by @jean_twenge

Birth Cohort Increases in #Narcissistic Personality Traits Among American
College Students, 1982–2009

psychologytoday.com/files/attachme…
37) #NARCISSISM

Children aged 9 to 11 now hold “fame” as their No. 1 value.
Fame ranked 15th in 1997. —Journal of Psychology Research on Cyberspace
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#ChildRaising

★★★IMPORTANT RESEARCH:
Eddie Brummelman, Sander Thomaes, Constantine Sedikides

FOUND #SELFESTEEM & #NARCISSISM ARE SEPARATE AND
★PARENTAL ACTIONS MATTER
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#ChildRaising

★★★IMPORTANT RESEARCH: SEPARATING #NACRISSISM FROM #SELFESTEEM

A) Greater parental warmth, measured by items like “My father/mother lets me know he/she loves me,” predicted higher self-esteem 6-months later, but NOT greater #Narcissism.
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#ChildRaising

★★★IMPORTANT RESEARCH: SEPARATING #NARCISSISM FROM #SELFESTEEM

B) Parental OVERVALUATION, measured w items such as “My child is more special than other children,” predicted GREATER #NARCISSISM 6-months later, but NOT higher Self-Esteem.
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#ChildRaising

★★★IMPORTANT RESEARCH: SEPARATING #NARCISSISM FROM #SELFESTEEM

READ MORE:

Separating Narcissism From Self-Esteem
Eddie Brummelman, Sander Thomaes, Constantine Sedikides,

journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.117…
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