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Narcissism - The Pathology

Narcissists and their Emotions

Narcissists and their Supply Sources

Narcissists in Therapy

How to Cope with a Narcissist?

Narcissists and Women

The Narcissist and His Mate /Colleague / Partner / Spouse / Family

Case Studies

Narcissists in the Workplace

Narcissism and Historical Figures

Co-Morbidity (Narcissism with other Mental Health Disorders)

and Dual Diagnosis (Narcissism with Substance Abuse)

Our Narcissistic Culture

Sam Vaknin, NPD


Narcissism - The Pathology


Archive1 - Excerpt 5:   Epidemiology of Narcissism

Archive1 - Excerpt 13: Self-Defeating and Self-Destructive Behaviours

Archive1 - Excerpt 16:  The Vocations of Narcissists

Archive1 - Excerpt 17:  Lazy Narcissists

Archive02 - Excerpt 3:  Narcissistic Identity

Archive02 - Excerpt 4:  Narcissists, Right and Wrong

Archive02 - Excerpt 6:  Narcissists Have Tables of Emotional Resonance

Archive02 - Excerpt 7:  Contradictory Behaviours of Narcissists

Archive02 - Excerpt 10: Narcissists and Manipulation

Archive03 - Excerpt 1:   Narcissists and Chemical Imbalances

Archive03 - Excerpt 7:   NPD and Dual Diagnoses

Archive03 - Excerpt 9:   From "Narcissism and the Search for Interiority" by Donald Kalsched

Archive04 - Excerpt 3:   Narcissistic Self-Absorption

Archive05 - Excerpt 3:   Narcissism as Self-Definition

Archive05 - Excerpt 6:   Devaluing the Significant Other

Archive05 - Excerpt 7:   Should the Narcissist be Held Accountable for His Actions?

Archive05 - Excerpt 13: The Internalized Voice of the Narcissist

Archive06 - Excerpt 1:   Narcissists and Ego-Dystony

Archive06 - Excerpt 8:   Degrees of Narcissism

Archive06 - Excerpt 14: Unified Dysfunction Theory

Archive07 - Excerpt 4:   The Enemy

Archive07 - Excerpt 6:   Narcissists as Drug Addicts

Archive07 - Excerpt 7:   Alexander Lowen

Archive07 - Excerpt 15: Narcissistic Myths

Archive08 - Excerpt 1:   Do Infants Trigger Their Own Abuse?

Archive08 - Excerpt 4:   Superego

Archive08 - Excerpt 7:   The Human Machine

Archive08 - Excerpt 8:   Conscience

Archive09 - Excerpt 3:   Inverted Narcissism

Archive10 - Excerpt 1:   The Exposure of the Narcissist

Archive10 - Excerpt 3:   Narcissists, Disagreements and Criticism

Archive10 - Excerpt 4:   Unresolved Conflicts

Archive10- Excerpt 10:  Fortress Narcissism

Archive10 - Excerpt 11: Inverted Narcissists

Archive11 - Excerpt 1:   The Productive Narcissist

Archive11 - Excerpt 8:   Self-Confidence and Real Achievements

Archive12 - Excerpt 1:   The Narcissist and Total Institutions

Archive12 - Excerpt 3:   The Denial Mechanisms of the Narcissist

Archive12 - Excerpt 5:   Traumas and Personality Disorders

Archive12 - Excerpt 8:   The Narcissist - A Gift to Humanity

Archive12 - Excerpt 10:  Forms of Aggression

Archive12 - Excerpt 11:  Narcissist the Sadist

Archive12 - Excerpt 12:  Somatic versus Cerebral Narcissists

Archive13 - Excerpt 1:   The Formation of a Narcissist as a Reaction to His Narcissistic Parents

Archive13 - Excerpt 3:   Narcissism - The Individualist's Reaction

Archive14 - Excerpt 1:   Abusive Parents

Archive14 - Excerpt 3:   Narcissistic Regression versus NPD

Archive14 - Excerpt 8:   Narcissism and Genetics

Archive15 - Excerpt 1:   Money and the Narcissist

Archive15 - Excerpt 6:   Sexual Abuse

Archive17 - Excerpt 4:   Narcissism as an Adaptive Strategy

Archive17 - Excerpt 5:   The Zombie Narcissist

Archive18 - Excerpt 2:   Narcissism is an Addiction

Archive18 - Excerpt 4:   Emotional Investment in Pathology and Healing

Archive18 - Excerpt 5:   The Emergence of the True Self

Archive18 - Excerpt 6:   Bonding with "God"

Archive18 - Excerpt 7:   Group Sex as seen by the Narcissist

Archive18 - Excerpt 8:   Overt and Covert

Archive19 - Excerpt 2:   Hating Love

Archive19 - Excerpt 5:   Cognitive Distortions and the Narcissist

Archive19 - Excerpt 6:   Sexual versus Other Forms of Abuse

Archive19 - Excerpt 7:   The Narcissist and His Dead Ones

Archive20 - Excerpt 1:   There is no Gaol

Archive20 - Excerpt 2:   Inverted Narcissists Once More

Archive20 - Excerpt 3:   Losing Control

Archive20 - Excerpt 10:  The Pleasures of the Somatic Narcissist

Archive21 - Excerpt 1:   Narcissistic Healing - Through LOVE or through PAIN?

Archive21 - Excerpt 4:   Inverted Narcissists ARE Narcissists

Archive21 - Excerpt 6:   Fulfilling Others' Dreams

Archive22 - Excerpt 4:   Narcissists and Control

Archive22 - Excerpt 6:   Is Narcissism Learned? Can it be Unlearned?

Archive23 - Excerpt 2:   Vindictive Narcissists

Archive23 - Excerpt 4:   The Good Enough Mother

Archive24 - Excerpt 1:   The Restrained Narcissist

Archive24 - Excerpt 9:   Narcissism

Archive24 - Excerpt 10: Addicted

Archive24 - Excerpt 11: False Self

Archive24 - Excerpt 12: Worth and Grandiosity

Archive27 - Excerpt 1:   Types of Narcissists

Archive28 - Excerpt 2:   Eye Contact

Archive28 - Excerpt 3:   Narcissism Forming

Archive28 - Excerpt 5:   More about the False Self and the True Self

Archive30 - Excerpt 4:   Narcissists ARE Appearances

Archive30 - Excerpt 7:   The Rational Narcissist

Archive31 - Excerpt 1:   Euphoria and Dysphoria

Archive31 - Excerpt 3:   On the Move

Archive31 - Excerpt 5:   N-magnets a Bad Metaphor

Archive31 - Excerpt 6:   Ideas of Reference

Archive33 - Excerpt 1:   Mirror Gazing

Archive33 - Excerpt 2:   More on the Grandiosity Gap

Archive33 - Excerpt 3:    Self-Awareness and Healing

Archive33 - Excerpt 4:   Narcissistic Vulnerability

Archive34 - Excerpt 2:   When Can a Classic Narcissist Become an Inverted Narcissist?

Archive34 - Excerpt 3:   The Forms of Abuse

Archive34 - Excerpt 4:   The Psychopath and the Narcissist

Archive34 - Excerpt 7:   Amerlioration of Narcissism

Archive34 - Excerpt 8:   Inside, Outside

Archive35 - Excerpt 2:   Can Narcissists be Helped by Hypnosis?

Archive35 - Excerpt 3:   Predicting the Narcissist

Archive36 - Excerpt 2:   Pathological Narcissism - Under-Diagnosed

Archive37 - Excerpt 2:   Grandiosity and Rage

Archive42 - Excerpt 1:   Decompensation

Archive42 - Excerpt 2:   Introspection

Archive42 - Excerpt 6:   Prevalence of NPD

Archive43 - Excerpt 2:   The Narcissist's Body

Archive43 - Excerpt 3:   Narcissists and Age

Archive43 - Excerpt 4:   Object Relations Theory

Archive44 - Excerpt 3:   Sexual Perversions and Deviance (Paraphilias)

Archive44 - Excerpt 4:   Slip-ups

Archive44 - Excerpt 1:   Personality Disorders in the Professions

Archive45 - Excerpt 1:   Alloplastic Defenses and Magical Thinking

Archive45 - Excerpt 4:   The Eye of the Psychopathic Storm

Archive46 - Excerpt 2:   Nature or Nurture?

Archive46 - Excerpt 3:   The Kaleidoscopic Narcissist

Archive46 - Excerpt 4:   Periodic Generosity

Archive46 - Excerpt 5:   The Mystery Man

Archive46 - Excerpt 7:   Predicting and Retrodicting the Worst

Archive46 - Excerpt 6:   Pedophilia and Sexual Abuse

Archive47 - Excerpt 3:   Brain Abnormalities and Mental Health Disorders

Archive47 - Excerpt 4:   Competitiveness

Archive47 - Excerpt 5:   Normal - or Narcissistic?

Archive47 - Excerpt 6:   Fantasies as a Narcissistic Trait

Archive48 - Excerpt 2:   Alcoholism and Narcissism

Archive48 - Excerpt 4:   Self-Awareness and Narcissistic Supply

Archive49 - Excerpt 5:   Lying

Archive49 - Excerpt 6:   The Mother

Archive50 - Excerpt 2:   Aping the Narcissist

Archive50 - Excerpt 3:   Healing in the Wake of a Crisis

Archive50 - Excerpt 6:   Hypnosis

Archive51 - Excerpt 1:   Consistent Behavior

Archive51 - Excerpt 6:   Life Crisis

Archive51 - Excerpt 8:   Do Narcissists Ever Change?

Archive52 - Excerpt 1:   Keeping Secrets

Archive52 - Excerpt 3:   Shame and Guilt

Archive52 - Excerpt 8:   Brain Injury and Narcissism


Narcissists and Their Emotions


Archive02 - Excerpt 1:   A Letter to a Narcissist

Archive03 - Excerpt 8:   Narcissists Imitating Emotions

Archive04 - Excerpt 5:   PDs and Self-Mourning

Archive04 - Excerpt 9:   Self-Pity and Grief

Archive05 - Excerpt 2:   Pathological Envy

Archive05 - Excerpt 4:   Narcissistic Ups and Downs

Archive05 - Excerpt 9:   Narcissists Put on a Show Regarding Their "Emotions"?

Archive06 - Excerpt 11:  I am Very Sad

Archive07 - Excerpt 2:   My Shame

Archive08 - Excerpt 5:   Emotional Daltonism

Archive11 - Excerpt 9:   Communicating Emotions

Archive11 - Excerpt 10:  Possessive Jealousy

Archive13 - Excerpt 4:   Somatizing Our Emotions

Archive13 - Excerpt 5:   The "Love" of the Narcissist

Archive14 - Excerpt 2:   Hatred and Anger

Archive16 - Excerpt 3:   Narcissists Feel Deceitful

Archive17 - Excerpt 6:   Imitated Empathy

Archive17 - Excerpt 7:   Narcissism and Self-Loathing

Archive17 - Excerpt 9:   The Deception That is the Narcissist

Archive21 - Excerpt 3:   Being IN LOVE and LOVING

Archive21 - Excerpt 7:   Not to Feel Anything

Archive23 - Excerpt 5:   Vindicating One's Self-Loathing

Archive25 - Excerpt 1:   Resistance is Futile?

Archive25 - Excerpt 4:   Fight!

Archive25 - Excerpt 7:   Falling in Love with Ourselves

Archive26 - Excerpt 4:   Aggression

Archive26 - Excerpt 5:   To Live and to Grieve

Archive26 - Excerpt 6:   Anticipatory Panic

Archive26 - Excerpt 7:   My Warden

Archive26 - Excerpt 8:   Love, this Bastard

Archive30 - Excerpt 1:   Narcissists are Never Happy

Archive30 - Excerpt 3:   Being Embarrassed

Archive30 - Excerpt 6:   People are Tired

Archive32 - Excerpt 4:   Loving and Believing That You Love

Archive42 - Excerpt 5:   Avoiding Pain

Archive51 - Excerpt 5:   The Manipulated Narcissist


Narcissists and Their Supply Sources


Archive1  -  Excerpt 1:   Why Does the Narcissist Devalue His Source of Secondary Narcissistic Supply?

Archive05 - Excerpt 8:   Narcissists Getting Tired of Their Sources of Supply

Archive06 - Excerpt 12: The Narcissistic Hunt

Archive06 - Excerpt 15: Humbling Oneself

Archive10 - Excerpt 2:   Could Negative Input be Narcissistic Supply?

Archive10 - Excerpt 5:   The Narcissist Wants to be Liked?

Archive10 - Excerpt 6:   Old Sources of Narcissistic Supply (NS)

Archive14 - Excerpt 5:   Deleting Past Sources of Narcissistic Supply

Archive17 - Excerpt 8:   In Pursuit of Narcissistic Supply

Archive24 - Excerpt 3:   Myself as a Source of Narcissistic Supply to Others, or: The Existence of Others

Archive24 - Excerpt 5:   Is there an Ideal Source of Supply?

Archive24 - Excerpt 8:   You are a Source of Supply

Archive29 - Excerpt 2:   Human Supply

Archive32 - Excerpt 2:   From Desperation to Happiness

Archive32 - Excerpt 3:   Internal Combustion and External Propulsion

Archive32 - Excerpt 5:   The Art of Un-Being

Archive32 - Excerpt 6:   The Narcissist's Refrigerator

Archive42 - Excerpt 3:   Why Does He Keep Coming Back?

Archive42 - Excerpt 4:   Acting Civil, Saying Goodbye

Archive42 - Excerpt 7:   Long-Term Planning

Archive42 - Excerpt 8:   Love and Being Loved

Archive43 - Excerpt 1:   Closure

Archive44 - Excerpt 1:   Retraumatizing the Victim

Archive45 - Excerpt 2:   Perceiving Others

Archive45 - Excerpt 3:   Sources of Supply

Archive45 - Excerpt 5:   Splitting and Choice

Archive46 - Excerpt 6:   Sex as a Source of Supply

Archive48 - Excerpt 5:   The Narcissist's Grudges

Archive49 - Excerpt 1:   Narcissistic Stare

Archive49 - Excerpt 2:   Narcissists and Flattery

Archive50 - Excerpt 4:   The Narcissist's Obsession

Archive51 - Excerpt 2:   More of the Same

Archive51 - Excerpt 3:   No Closure

Archive51 - Excerpt 4:   The Cycle of Idealization and Devaluation

Archive51 - Excerpt 7:   Competing Sources of Supply

Archive52 - Excerpt 2:   The Pathological Charmer


Narcissists in Therapy


Archive1 -  Excerpt 2:   Narcissistic Mental Health Professionals

Archive1 -  Excerpt 4:   NPD Treatments - SSRI

Archive1 -  Excerpt 9:   Cultural Sensitivity of Therapists

Archive1 -  Excerpt 11:  Psychodynamic versus Cognitive-Behavioural Treatments

Archive1 -  Excerpt 14:  Narcissism not Curable?

Archive03 - Excerpt 7:   NPD and Dual Diagnoses

Archive04 - Excerpt 8:   Psychodynamic Therapies

Archive05 - Excerpt 10: Narcissists Facing Their Diagnosis

Archive06 - Excerpt 7:   Narcissists and Group Therapy

Archive07 - Excerpt 1:   Can Narcissists be Cured?

Archive11 - Excerpt 11: Pessimism versus Realism in the Treatment of Narcissists

Archive12 - Excerpt 4:   Therapy

Archive12 - Excerpt 6:   Narcissists and Medication

Archive12 - Excerpt 13: The Narcissist and the Therapist

Archive24 - Excerpt 6:   Destruction and Construction

Archive26 - Excerpt 9:   Going to Therapy

Archive26 - Excerpt 10: Official Psychology and NPD

Archive49 - Excerpt 7:   Is the Therapy Working?

Archive52 - Excerpt 4:   Healing vs. Behavior Modification


How to Cope with a Narcissist?


Archive1 -   Excerpt 3:   How to Cope with a Narcissist

Archive03 - Excerpt 3:   Should I Leave Him?

Archive06 - Excerpt 15: Humbling Oneself

Archive07 - Excerpt 3:   Luring a Narcissist

Archive15 - Excerpt 2:   Treating Your Narcissist

Archive15 - Excerpt 4:   What to Tell Your Narcissist?

Archive19 - Excerpt 4:   Leaving a Narcissist

Archive20 - Excerpt 5:   How to Assuage a Narcissist

Archive21 - Excerpt 2:   The Narcissist in Court

Archive 31 - Excerpt 7:   Fighting Back

Archive 34 - Excerpt 9:   How Does the Narcissist Perceive My Indifference to His Abuse?

Archive52 - Excerpt 7:   Don't Fear Your Abuser

Archive55 - Excerpt 2:   Gradually Detaching from Your Abuser


Narcissists and Women


Archive05 - Excerpt 12: Male Narcissists and Women

Archive06 - Excerpt 6:   Narcissists are Misogynists

Archive09 - Excerpt 4:   Narcissists and Women

Archive13 - Excerpt 6:   Misogynism Once More...

Archive26 - Excerpt 1:   Women

Archive45 - Excerpt 7:   Toxic Relationships


The Narcissist and His Mate /
Colleague / Partner / Spouse / Family


Archive1  -  Excerpt 6:   Rescue Fantasies

Archive1  -  Excerpt 7:   Loving a Narcissist

Archive02 - Excerpt 2:   Narcissists in the Family

Archive03 - Excerpt 3:   Should I Leave Him?

Archive03 - Excerpt 4:   Significant Others, Significant Roles

Archive03 - Excerpt 6:   Humans as Instruments

Archive04 - Excerpt 4:   Narcissists as Friends

Archive05 - Excerpt 11: Narcissists and Happy Marriages

Archive05 - Excerpt 16: The Narcissist as Body Snatcher

Archive06 - Excerpt 2:   VoNPD (Victims of NPD)

Archive06 - Excerpt 3:   Surrounded by Inferiors

Archive06 - Excerpt 4:   Narcissists Hurting Others

Archive06 - Excerpt 12: The Narcissistic Hunt

Archive06 - Excerpt 13: WHY?

Archive06 - Excerpt 15: Humbling Oneself

Archive07 - Excerpt 3:   Luring a Narcissist

Archive07 - Excerpt 5:   Victim or Survivor?

Archive08 - Excerpt 3:   Disinterested Narcissists

Archive08 - Excerpt 12: Accusing the Victims

Archive09 - Excerpt 5:   Narcissists and their Ex's

Archive09 - Excerpt 6:   Narcissists Victimize

Archive10 - Excerpt 7:   Hurting Others

Archive10 - Excerpt 8:   Narcissists and Intimacy

Archive11 - Excerpt 2:   Abandoning the Narcissist

Archive11 - Excerpt 3:   Unloving the Sick or Needy Spouse

Archive11 - Excerpt 4:   Moving On

Archive11 - Excerpt 5:   Inspirational Messages

Archive11 - Excerpt 6:   The Phases of Mourning

Archive11 - Excerpt 7:   Forgiving Enemies, Forgetting Friends

Archive12 - Excerpt 7:   NPD Son

Archive12 - Excerpt 14: Being Nice to Others

Archive13 - Excerpt 2:   The Test of Archaic Chinese

Archive14 - Excerpt 4:   Narcissists and Abandonment

Archive15 - Excerpt 2:   Treating Your Narcissist

Archive15 - Excerpt 4:   What to Tell Your Narcissist?

Archive15 - Excerpt 5:   Narcissists Hate Happy People

Archive16 - Excerpt 4:   Healing through Hatred

Archive18 - Excerpt 3:   You are not to Blame!

Archive19 - Excerpt 3:   Living with a Narcissist

Archive19 - Excerpt 4:   Leaving a Narcissist

Archive20 - Excerpt 5:   How to Assuage a Narcissist

Archive20 - Excerpt 6:   Don't Kiss Me without Permission

Archive20 - Excerpt 8:   Love as Domination

Archive21 - Excerpt 8:   The Presumption of Understanding the Narcissist - A Piece of Irony

Archive22 - Excerpt 5:   Meaningful to Who?

Archive23 - Excerpt 6:   The Narcissist as a Meaningful Other

Archive24 - Excerpt 7:   Punishing Others

Archive25 - Excerpt 2:   Narcissists as Vampires

Archive25 - Excerpt 3:   The Need to be Hopeful

Archive25 - Excerpt 5:   The Narcissist as Predator

Archive25 - Excerpt 6:   Seeking Help

Archive26 - Excerpt 2:   Do not be Afraid

Archive26 - Excerpt 11: Loving Narcissism

Archive 27 - Excerpt 3:   Love

Archive 27 - Excerpt 4:   It is not What You DO

Archive 27 - Excerpt 5:   You Know What You Have to DO

Archive 27 - Excerpt 6:   Presumptions

Archive 27 - Excerpt 7:   Humanizing the Beast

Archive28 - Excerpt 4:   The Human Maelstroms

Archive28 - Excerpt 6:   Detoxifying

Archive30 - Excerpt 2:   The Off-Handed Narcissist

Archive30 - Excerpt 5:   Personal Incompatibility

Archive31 - Excerpt 2:   Saying Goodbye

Archive31 - Excerpt 4:   Creating Dependence

Archive31 - Excerpt 5:   N-magnets a Bad Metaphor

Archive31 - Excerpt 7:   Fighting Back

Archive32 - Excerpt 1:   How to Protect My Son from Narcissism?

Archive33 - Excerpt 5:   Narcissists, Violence and Domestic Abuse

Archive34 - Excerpt 1:   Folie a deux

Archive34 - Excerpt 6:   The Professional Victims

Archive35 - Excerpt 1:   How to Leave a Narcissist?

Archive35 - Excerpt 4:   Narcissists and Children

Archive40 - Excerpt 1:   Excerpts from Mental-Health-Today Chat

Archive44 - Excerpt 2:   The Silent Treatment (Withholding)

Archive44 - Excerpt 6:   Pregnancy and Control

Archive46 - Excerpt 1:   Long Relationships

Archive47 - Excerpt 1:   Validation and Healing

Archive47 - Excerpt 2:   Magical Thinking and Shared Psychosis

Archive48 - Excerpt 1:   Maintaining Happiness

Archive49 - Excerpt 3:   The Spouse's Illness

Archive49 - Excerpt 4:   Abusing His Own Children

Archive50 - Excerpt 1:   Sexual Abuse

Archive50 - Excerpt 5:   The Narcissist's Equal

Archive52 - Excerpt 6:   Don't Pay for Love!


Case Studies

Case Study #1 - Adolescent Narcissist

Case Study #2 - A Dream Interpreted

Case Study #3 - Persecutory Anxiety

Case Study #4 - The NPD Catechism

Case Study #5 - The Pathological Charmer

Case Studies in the Narcissistic Personality Disorder List - Click HERE!

Ask Sam on the Narcissistic Personality Disorder Support Group - Part I

Ask Sam on the Narcissistic Personality Disorder Support Group - Part II


Narcissists in the Workplace


Archive02 - Excerpt 11: The Narcissist Employer

Archive53 - Excerpt 1: Interview granted to the National Post, Canada


Narcissism and Historical Figures


Archive1 - Excerpt 8:   Hitler and Narcissism

Archive1 - Excerpt 12: Bill Clinton - a Narcissist?


Co-Morbidity
(Narcissism with other Mental Health Disorders)
and Dual Diagnosis
(Narcissism with Substance Abuse)


Archive04 - Excerpt 1:   HPD (Histrionic Personality Disorder) and Somatic NPD

Archive04-  Excerpt 2:   Narcissists and Depression

Archive04 - Excerpt 6:   DID and NPD

Archive04 - Excerpt 7:   NPD and ADHD

Archive04 - Excerpt 11: BPD, NPD and Other Cluster B PDs

Archive07 - Excerpt 8:   NPDs and Other PDs

Archive07 - Excerpt 9:   Incest without Sex?

Archive07 - Excerpt 10: NPD and DID

Archive07 - Excerpt 11: Plasticity

Archive08- Excerpt 9:    BPD and NPD

Archive08 - Excerpt 10: The Personality Disordered

Archive08 - Excerpt 11: Robert Hare

Archive08 - Excerpt 13: Multiple Diagnoses and NPD

Archive08 - Excerpt 2:   Narcissism, Wife Beating and Alcoholism

Archive09 - Excerpt 2:   Schizotypal Personality Disorder

Archive12 - Excerpt 9:   Co-Dependents and Narcissists

Archive12 - Excerpt 11: Narcissist the Sadist

Archive19 - Excerpt 1:   The Hated-Hating Personality Disordered

Archive20 - Excerpt 4:   The Borderline Narcissist - A Psychotic?

Archive20 - Excerpt 7:   The Root of Evil

Archive21 - Excerpt 5:   Masochism and Narcissism

Archive22 - Excerpt 1:   Narcissists and Sexual Perversions

Archive22 - Excerpt 3:   Hysteroid Dysphoria

Archive23 - Excerpt 7:   On the Irrelevance of Labeling

Archive 27 - Excerpt 2:   The Inverted Narcissist - A Masochist?

Archive28 -  Excerpt 7:   NPD, AsPD

Archive34 - Excerpt 5:   The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)

Archive45 - Excerpt 6:   Personality Traits or Styles and Personality Disorders


Our Narcissistic Culture


Archive1  -  Excerpt 10: NPD, Culture and Normalcy

Archive1  -  Excerpt 15: Narcissism and Culture

Archive1  -  Excerpt 16: The Vocations of Narcissists

Archive02 - Excerpt 5:   In Defence of Narcissists

Archive02 - Excerpt 8:   From "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho

Archive02 - Excerpt 9:   Narcissism's Gifts to Humanity

Archive03 - Excerpt 5:   Lasch, the Cultural Narcissist

Archive04 - Excerpt 10: Should We Licence Parents?

Archive05 - Excerpt 1:   Jeffrey Satinover on the Myth of Narcissus

Archive05 - Excerpt 5:   Narcissists and the Order of the World

Archive06 - Excerpt 5:   Narcissists and Art

Archive06 - Excerpt 9:   Narcissism and Evil

Archive06 - Excerpt 10: Why Do Narcissists Exist?

Archive07 - Excerpt 12: A Core of Values?

Archive07 - Excerpt 13: Licensing Parents (continued)

Archive07 - Excerpt 14: Nations as Patients

Archive08 - Excerpt 6:   Atheism

Archive09 - Excerpt 1:   Love and Sex

Archive10 - Excerpt 9:   Personality Disorders are Culture-Dependent?

Archive12 - Excerpt 2:  The Cultural Roots of One Narcissist

Archive12 - Excerpt 15: Prostituting Our Selves

Archive14 - Excerpt 7:   Narcissism and Nihilism

Archive15 - Excerpt 7:   Punishing Evil

Archive15 - Excerpt 8:   Psychology

Archive18 - Excerpt 1:   Linear Time, Cyclical Time

Archive18 - Excerpt 9:   Oh, God

Archive23 - Excerpt 3:   Narcissistic Thoughts about Humanity

Archive36 - Excerpt 1:   Politicians as Narcissists


Sam Vaknin, NPD


Archive03 - Excerpt 2:   Personal Anecdote

Archive03 - Excerpt 10: Sam Vaknin, NPD

Archive05 - Excerpt 14: My Role in the List

Archive05 - Excerpt 15: This Paradoxical List...

Archive06 - Excerpt 11: I am Very Sad

Archive06 - Excerpt 16: The Time before Narcissism

Archive07 - Excerpt 2:   My Shame

Archive14 - Excerpt 6:   Realizations

Archive15 - Excerpt 3:   Forgetting My Self

Archive16 - Excerpt 1:   Self-Destructing Narcissists

Archive16 - Excerpt 2:   The Fear of Being Loved

Archive17 - Excerpt 1:   Interview with a Narcissist

Archive17 - Excerpt 2:   Another One ... (Interview)

Archive17 - Excerpt 3:   Email Exchange in preparation for an interview granted to Bob Goodman of "Natterbox"

Archive20 - Excerpt 9:   My Guardian Angel

Archive22 - Excerpt 2:   I Hate Birthdays

Archive23 - Excerpt 1:   Interview at Amazon UK

Archive24 - Excerpt 2:   About Myself (What Else?)

Archive24 - Excerpt 3:   Myself as a Source of Narcissistic Supply to Others, or: The Existence of Others

Archive24 - Excerpt 4:   Right Now I am Enraged

Archive26 - Excerpt 3:   The Information Addict

Archive28 - Excerpt 1:   The Digital Narcissist (SEX)

Archive29 - Excerpt 1:   Here you are, Madam

Archive29 - Excerpt 2:   Human Supply

Archive29 - Excerpt 3:   The Time of the Narcissist

Archive29 - Excerpt 4:   Abuse

Archive29 - Excerpt 5:   Success

Archive29 - Excerpt 6:   Rejection

Archive32 - Excerpt 7:   Mind Like Water Interview

Archive35 - Excerpt 5:   Why Do I Write Poetry?

Archive36 - Excerpt 3:   Interview - The Narcissist as an Author

Archive36 - Excerpt 4:   More about Me - Published in "Bright Ink News"

Archive37 - Excerpt 1:   Application to the Media

Archive37 - Excerpt 3:   Second Amazon Interview

Archive37 - Excerpt 4:   Interview to JustViews

Archive37 - Excerpt 5:   Revisiting Myself

Archive37 - Excerpt 6:   Interview to Independent Success!

Archive38 - Excerpt 1:  Interview with Babel Magazine

Archive39 - Excerpt 1:  Interview with Inscriptions Magazine

Archive39 - Excerpt 2:  Correspondence with the New York Times

Archive39 - Excerpt 3:  Interview with Writing Tips

Archive41 - Excerpt 1:  Interview with New York Press

Archive41 - Excerpt 2:  Interview with Modern Author

Archive48 - Excerpt 3:  Suite101 Featured Editor Interview

Archive52 - Excerpt 5:   Interview with the Toronto Sun

Archive53 - Excerpt 1:   Interview with the National Post

Archive54 - Excerpt 1:   Interview with Mandie Moshenzadegan

Archive55 - Excerpt 1:   Interview with the Magazine Fairlady, South Africa

Archive56 - Excerpt 1:   Interview with the Flare Magazine, Canada

Archive57 - Excerpt 1:   Interview with O Magazine, USA

Archive 58 Excerpt 1: Interview with The New Therapist

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