Wednesday, January 28, 2009

About Narcissism/Psychopathy2


Elaboration on Cleckley's and Hare's Checklists.
Antisocial Sociopath Psychopath
Sorting out some of the confusion and defining sub-categories. The types differ in temperament, conscience and remorse, respectively. Article brings much needed clarity to some substantial differences.
Narcissism Continuum
PERSONALITY DISORDERS IN THE PARANOID-NARCISSISTIC SPECTRUM -good description of the "conscience"continuum.
Views of Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Treatments
Views and theories of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (among other PDs) from different schools of thought and their respective treatment strategies.
Evolution of Personality Types
Personality types across the ages. Knock yourself out trying to analyse yourself :).
Understanding Personality Disorders
Readily understandable descriptions of personality disorders. Clean and simple language.
How to Recognise a Narcissist
Premium site by Joanna Ashmun. "How to recognize a narcissist. Never love anything that can't love you back". Chock full of daily experiences with the Ns in her life. Fascinating and very helpful in understanding the subtleties and eccentricities/weirdnesses of everyday N behaviour.
How Psychopaths/Ns Distort Our Reality and Manipulate Us
How Psychopaths/Ns do it. A rare glimpse into the mechanics of brainwashing. Excerpted from the book:"In Sheep's Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People" by George.K. Simon. A must-read!
A site rich with integrity, insight and wisdom. Responsible, thoughtful view and help from a survivor of abuse.One page describes what an emotionally unavailable relationship feels like. Awesome! Also leaves the psychobabble where it belongs.
NPD and "Civilised" Bullies
Holy envy! A premium site with everything you want to know about the whys and wherefores of being a target. "Those who can, do. Those who can't, bully."
EightEasyWays ToSpotEmotionalManipulation
Learn to detect smooth B.S, operators. Not so easy, either, when up against a master. But we have to start somewhere! Sample: "Even as you are hearing the words you get the creeped out sensation that they really do NOT mean they are sorry at all - but since they’ve said the words you’re pretty much left with nothing more to say". Oy! Much truth here, tho a bit crude.

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