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Mapping the Scale of the Narcissism Epidemic: Increases in Narcissism 2002–2007 Within Ethnic Groups

Mapping the Scale of the Narcissism Epidemic: Increases in Narcissism 2002–2007 Within Ethnic Groups

  Article in Journal of Research in Personality · December 2008 DOI:  10.1016/j.jrp.2008.06.014 2 authors:   Jean M. Twenge San Diego State University 111 PUBLICATIONS  12,334 CITATIONS Joshua Foster University of South Alabama 51 PUBLICATIONS  2,821 CITATIONS   Brief Report Mapping the scale of the narcissism epidemic: Increases in narcissism 2002–2007  within  ethnic groups Jean  M.  Twenge a,*,  Joshua  D. Foster b a Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-4611, USA b Psychology…

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Connecting the obesity and the narcissism epidemics

Connecting the obesity and the narcissism epidemics

  Article info: Article history: Received  10  May 2016 Accepted  9  August 2016   Abstract Obesity and metabolic syndromes are major threats to health in both developed and developing coun- tries. This opinion article is a holistic attempt to understand the obesity epidemic, by connecting it to the widespread narcissism in society. The narcissism epidemic refers to an increased prevalence of status-striving individualism and a decreased sense of community, observed in Westerns populations and spreading worldwide. Based on social personality…

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Teenage aggression linked to neglect

Teenage aggression linked to neglect

September 19, 2017 by Katherine Gombay Nearly half of all teenagers investigated for neglect by Ontario’s child welfare agencies and exhibiting signs of aggression are abandoned by their parents. This is because the parents are not willing or able to remain the primary caregivers for their adolescents. This startling finding comes from one of the first large-scale studies of Canadian data on maltreatment and aggressive behaviour in children and youth. The results have implications for North America as a whole….

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How To Deal With A Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

How To Deal With A Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

How To Deal With A Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed By Research You must be tired of them. They’re everywhere. Narcissists. And if you think there are more of them than ever, you’re right. Research shows we are experiencing a narcissism epidemic. From The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement: In data from 37,000 college students, narcissistic personality traits rose just as fast as obesity from the 1980s to the present, with the shift especially pronounced for women. The rise…

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Separating Narcissism From Self-Esteem

Separating Narcissism From Self-Esteem

  Eddie Brummelman1, Sander Thomaes2,3, and Constantine Sedikides2 1Research Institute of Child Development and Education, University of Amsterdam; 2Center for Research on Self and Identity, School of Psychology, University of Southampton; and 3Department of Psychology, Utrecht University Current Directions in Psychological Science 2016, Vol. 25(1) 8–13 © The Author(s) 2015 Reprints  and permissions: sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI:  10.1177/0963721415619737 cdps.sagepub.com Corresponding Author: Eddie Brummelman, Research Institute of Child Development and Education, University of Amsterdam, P.O. Box 15780, 1001 NG Amsterdam, The Netherlands E-mail:…

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Narcissistic personality disorder – Mayo Clinic

Narcissistic personality disorder – Mayo Clinic

Narcissistic personality disorder By Mayo Clinic Staff Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others. But behind this mask of ultraconfidence lies a fragile self-esteem that’s vulnerable to the slightest criticism. A narcissistic personality disorder causes problems in many areas of life, such as relationships, work, school or financial affairs. You may be generally unhappy and disappointed when…

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Understanding Borderline Suicides — TARA4BPD

Understanding Borderline Suicides — TARA4BPD

BPD has a suicide rate of 10%. People with BPD are in constant emotional pain, pain so severe that it is often unbearable. Suicide attempts are often maladaptive efforts to make the pain stop and are not wishes to die. Unfortunately if someone doesn’t come along and rescue them, they may succeed.  Suicide is a risk for people suffering with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) that must always be taken seriously. One in ten sufferers of BPD dies by suicide. The…

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NIMH » Rethinking BPD: A Patient’s View

NIMH » Rethinking BPD: A Patient’s View

January 13, 2011 Amanda Wang is the lead organizer of RethinkBPD, a peer-led advocacy and support group for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Ms. Wang participated in a lecture series on BPD at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland. She shared her personal experience in coping with BPD as well as the objectives of RethinkBPD.   Watch on YouTube. Transcript Amanda Wang, Founder, RethinkBPD: Thank you, Pat. Thank you, everyone, for having me here to speak to you…

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Cluster B Personality Disorders Separated by Gender Expectations

Cluster B Personality Disorders Separated by Gender Expectations

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato Volume 9 Article 7, 2009   Cluster B Personality Disorders Separated by Gender Expectations Brianna Kloss Minnesota State University, Mankato Follow this and additional works at: http://cornerstone.lib.mnsu.edu/jur Part of the Mental Disorders Commons, Personality and Social Contexts Commons, and the Psychiatric and Mental Health Commons   Recommended Citation Kloss, Brianna (2009) “Cluster B Personality Disorders Separated by Gender Expectations,” Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato: Vol. 9, Article…

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Violence and personality disorders: clinical and forensic implications

Violence and personality disorders: clinical and forensic implications

Special article 1Medical specialist in Legal and Forensic Medicine and in Psychiatry, Psychologist and Doctor in Psychology, Forensic physician in the “Juzgado de Instruccion” (Instruction Courts) of Madrid 2Cibersam, Facultad de Psicología, Universidad del País Vasco   Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2010;38(5):249-261   Violence and personality disorders: clinical and forensic implications Violencia y trastornos de la personalidad: implicaciones clínicas forenses Several studies have provided strong evidence that personality disorders (PD) represent a significant clinical risk for violence. This review has aimed…

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