Dr. Malkin Quoted in the Press - 2018
5 Sad Details About Anthony Bourdain's Suicide, Including The 2016 Parts Unknown Episode That Should've Warned Us He Needed Help
Yahoo Lifestyle, 08-Jun-2018
If you do not trust that you can depend on people for love, for caring, connection, you're going to have to soothe yourself some other way. You can soothe yourself with narcissism, you can soothe yourself with a drug addiction. Read More.
6 Ways to Spot a Narcissist from Day 1
Dr. Craig Malkin, author of Rethinking Narcissism, makes this point brilliantly because how the narcissist controls you may not be as obvious as telling you what to do or issuing directives or ultimatums. Instead, the narcissist switches up plans you’ve already made—whisking you off for a weekend alone when you’ve made plans with friends, for example, or deciding that a French restaurant would be so much more glamorous than ordering in—always under the guise of making things nicer or better. This allows him to run your life without your even noticing; in time, you’ll forget that you had your own wants and needs which is the point. Read More.
Is He or She Really a Narcissist? Is Calling Someone a “Narc” A Fad?
On the far ends of the spectrum are those who lack healthy narcissism—these are people Malkin calls echoists—and those who are addicted to attention, the narcissists we are fixated on. Read More.
Are You a Victim of Gaslighting?
U.S. News & World Report, 25-Apr-2018
The more addicted to feeling special and flawless they are and the more they're confronted with information that challenges that, the more they'll start distorting reality," Malkin says. "If reality doesn't match their sense of how wonderful they are, they'll do things to make you feel like you're memory isn't correct. Read More.
There’s Nothing Romantic About Love Bombing
Huffington Post, 16-Mar-2018
Love bombing, unlike real love, is a self-centered, anxious pursuit, with the singular goal of acquiring someone because it boosts the bomber’s ego. Read More.
Curse Of Narcissism
While there are several types of narcissists what they all have in common is “self-enhancement”. Their thoughts, behaviors, and statements set them apart from others, and this feeling of distinction soothes them, because they’re otherwise struggling with an unstable sense of self…a pervasive disturbance in a person’s ability to manage his or her emotions…Read More.
11 Subtle Signs You Might Be In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship
Huffington Post, 05-Mar-2018
While overt control — insisting they get their own way, asserting veto power over plans, making constant demands without discussion — is easy to spot, what Dr. Craig Malkin calls ‘stealth control,’ a behavior he identifies with narcissists, is much more insidious. Read More.
Can Narcissists Actually Change Their Ways? We Asked The Experts
Huffington Post, 28-Feb-2018
“The truth is that not all narcissists care about fame, looks or money,” said Craig Malkin, a clinical psychologist and author of Rethinking Narcissism. “Some can be extremely quiet, so if we get too stuck on these images — really, stereotypes — we miss signs of trouble that have nothing to do with vanity or greed.” Read More.
7 Toxic Behaviors You Should Never Tolerate
Rather than own his or her feelings and take responsibility for them, the narcissist projects those onto you—trying to make his or her anger yours. Read More.
How To Deal With A Narcissist Coworker
HR Digest, 17-Feb-2018
Craig Malkin, a psychology lecturer at Harvard Medical School suggests you should walk back when you're receiving the emotional outburst from a narcissist coworker. Read More.
What Everyone Needs to Know About Covert Abusers
Psychology Today, 16-Feb-2018
There’s another kind of violence, directed at men and women alike, that isn’t as obvious. It creeps into people’s lives in the form of whispered profanities, subtle put-downs, and simmering rage. It thrives in the shadows, as it always has, wreaking havoc with people’s health, safety, and sanity. Mental health professionals call it “covert abuse.” Read More.
How To Spot A Narcissist On The Very First Date
Huffington Post, 05-Jan-2018
Narcissism exists on spectrum; it’s possible to have some characteristics of narcissism without having full-blown, clinically diagnosed narcissistic personality disorder. There are some telltale signs. Read More.
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