malignant narcissism


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malignant narcissism

A generic term for a finding in a person with a psychopathic personality disorder, which is characterised by marked narcissism and antisocial behaviour. Such “inhumanity and propensity toward evil” may be extreme and is common in serial killers and dictators.

malignant narcissism

Psychiatry A range of psychopathic personality disorders characterized by the coexistence of marked narcissistic and antisocial traits. See Sociopath. Cf Serial killer.
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They should recognize that a significant majority of Americans also oppose Trump's malignant narcissism and psychopathic behavior, which has unleashed a contagion of mass shootings and other hate crimes in the U.S.
They should recognise that a significant majority of Americans also oppose Trump's malignant narcissism and psychopathic behaviour, which has unleashed a contagion of mass shootings and other hate crimes in the US.
They should recognise that a significant majority of Americans also oppose Trump's malignant narcissism and psychopathic behavior, which has unleashed a contagion of mass shootings and other hate crimes in the US.
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That mass phenomenon of solipsism and xenophobia which Fromm terms "malignant narcissism" may be the key here.
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* The "infection of the hierarchy with clericalism" produced a particular brand of "malignant narcissism."
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