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Rethinking narcissism : the bad-- and surprising good-- about feeling special
Title:
Rethinking narcissism : the bad-- and surprising good-- about feeling special
ISBN:
9780062348104
Physical Description:
xiv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents:
The myth of Narcissus -- What is narcissism? Rethinking narcissism : old assumptions, new ideas ; Confusion and controversy : how narcissism became a dirty word and we found an epidemic ; From 0 to 10 : understanding the spectrum ; The narcissism test : how narcissistic are you? -- Origins : healthy and unhealthy narcissism. Root causes : the making of echoists and narcissists ; Echoism and narcissism : from bad to worse -- Recognizing and coping with unhealthy narcissism. Warning signs : staying alert for narcissists ; Change and recovery : dealing with lovers, family, and friends ; Coping and thriving : dealing with colleagues and bosses -- Promoting healthy narcissism. Advice for parents : raising a confident, caring child ; SoWe : the healthy use of social media ; A passionate life : the ultimate gift of healthy narcissism.
Abstract:
"Harvard Medical School psychologist and Huffington Post blogger Craig Malkin addresses the 'narcissism epidemic' by illuminating the spectrum of narcissism [and] ways to control the trait, and explaining how too little of it may be a bad thing"-- Provided by publisher.
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Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York, NY : Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]

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