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Gen Psych Lecture 23

Gen Psych Lecture 23 - Therefore the false self is image...

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Important Information: Final Exam: Next Week: Wednesday, Dec. 9 Will test all lecture notes and readings Three chapters from the book We have a lecture Monday and the final exam Wednesday. Back to Psychoanalysis Donald Winnicott (cont'd) (1896 1971) Winnicott's Definition of Mental Illness MENTAL ILLNESS = COMPLIANCE Good book on Winnicott: Non-Compliance in Winnicott's Words. Alexander Newman (NYU Press, paperback) The Narcissistic Society Narcissism: obsession with image at expense of self Narcissism is the major mental illness of our time. Recall, the false self developed in the individual to please thee parent or society.
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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

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