Unformatted text preview: Therefore, the false self is image, i.e., appearance to other person. False self: image The narcissistic personality is an individual who is mainly false self (= image), with very little true self (= core). One of the main diagnostic features of a narcissist is: Lack of empathy. Narcissists cannot acknowledge the existence of another person. This is because no one acknowledged their existence when they were growing up. They were never mirrored . Lecture 23 Wednesday, December 02, 2009 4:39 PM Gen Psych Page 1...
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- Spring '07
- Narcissism, Antisocial personality disorder, Narcissistic personality disorder, false self, Narcissistic parents, Donald Winnicott