The Narcissism Epidemic

The Narcissism Epidemic

Living in the Age of Entitlement

Book - 2009
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Citing a rise in such factors as cosmetic surgery, status-related debt, and misrepresented Facebook profiles, a cautionary report on the increase of unhealthy ego-related behaviors examines its actual cost to families, organizations, and societies.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Free Press, 2009.
Edition: First Free Press hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781416575986
1416575987
Characteristics: viii, 339 pages :,charts ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Campbell, W. Keith - Author

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kat1109
Nov 25, 2016

This book is much more an academic look at narcissism from a societal point of view. If you're looking for something about NPD in particular this won't give you much information. There are much better books out there that explain the individual disorder. "In Sheep's Clothing" is an excellent one if you have been hurt by a narcissist and are trying to understand what happened to you and heal it.

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naturalist
Aug 21, 2016

I'm so smart I wrote this book.

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emedwid
Mar 09, 2011

This is an entertaining read, and is relevant to modern life - but this book is not targeted to address the psychological disorder of narcissism. You may find some intersections with Narcissistic Personality Disorder, but this book deals primarily with cultural "narcissism," which is a more general problem.

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Dec 23, 2010

Narcissism --- avery positive and inflated view of oneself --- is everywhere.

This book reveals the pernicious spread of narcissism in today's culture and its rather catastrophic effects on society.

Sudha asked for this book. Neither she nor I could read because of the holidays (prior, during, and after Christmas).

Should borrow it again.

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