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The Narcissist You Know

Defending Yourself Against Extreme Narcissists in an All-About-Me Age

By Joseph Burgo
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The Narcissist You Know: Defending Yourself Against Extreme Narcissists in an All-About-Me Age by Joseph Burgo

“Narcissism” has become a buzzword and a snap diagnosis, but how much do we really understand about this condition? The Narcissist You Know (2015) unpacks the myths and the truths. Narcissism isn’t just a serious psychiatric disorder, it’s part of life – we all share some tendency toward it. By analyzing a wide range of narcissists – many of them celebrities – Joseph Burgo reveals the hidden shame that lies behind all the pain.

  • Anyone interested in psychology
  • People who want to learn how to deal with narcissists

Joseph Burgo, Ph.D, is a psychotherapist, psychoanalyst and writer. He has practiced psychotherapy for over 30 years, and is also the author of Why Do I Do That? Psychological Defense Mechanisms and the Hidden Ways They Shape Our Lives.

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