The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement

The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement

Jean M. Twenge, W. Keith Campbell


Narcissism—an inflated view of the self—is all over. Public figures say it’s what makes them stray from their other halves. mom and dad educate it through dressing teenagers in T-shirts that say "Princess." young children and teens hone it on fb, and superstar newsmakers have increased it to an paintings shape. And it’s what’s making humans depressed, lonely, and buried less than piles of debt.

Jean Twenge’s influential first ebook, Generation Me, spurred a countrywide debate with its depiction of the demanding situations twenty- and thirty-somethings face in today’s world—and the fallout those concerns create for educators and employers. Now, Dr. Twenge turns her concentration to the pernicious unfold of narcissism in today’s tradition, which has repercussions for each age team and sophistication. Dr. Twenge joins forces with W. Keith Campbell, Ph.D., a nationally famous specialist on narcissism, to discover this new plague in The Narcissism Epidemic, their eye-opening exposition of the alarming upward push of narcissism and its catastrophic results at each point of society. Even the area economic system has been broken by means of dicy, unrealistic overconfidence. Drawing on their lonesome broad learn in addition to many years of different specialists’ reviews, Drs. Twenge and Campbell convey us how one can establish narcissism, reduce the forces that maintain and transmit it, and deal with it or deal with it the place we discover it. full of arresting, alarming, or even fun tales of self-importance long past off the tracks (would you love to rent your individual own paparazzi?), The Narcissism Epidemic is without delay a riveting window into the results of narcissism, a prescription to strive against the frequent difficulties it motives, and a probing research of the tradition at huge.

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