and are two of the world’s leading researchers on the science of narcissism and this is a really powerful, eye-opening book. (Especially if you notice some narcissistic tendencies you have as you read the book… Like I might have! :)
With a super smart, direct and funny style, the authors give us an overview of the narcissism epidemic in America. The book begns with “The Diagnosis” then describes the “Root Causes of the Epidemic” and “Symptoms of Narcissism” before wrapping up with “Prognosis and Treatment.” It’s densely packed with goodness.
In this Note, we’re going to take a quick look at the attributes and causes of narcissism then focus on what we can DO about it.
This is one of those books where, even with a 60-page Note we’d barely scratch the surface of all the wisdom. So, if you’re feelin’ it and are interested in really understanding this complex issue, I HIGHLY recommend the book.
For now, let’s jump in! We’ll kick it off by quickly defining narcissism:
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