Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Monday, January 24, 2011

Curing and Healing Narcissism

Narcissism constitutes the entire personality. It is all-pervasive. Being a narcissist is akin to being an alcoholic but much more so. Alcoholism is an impulsive behaviour. Narcissists exhibit dozens of similarly reckless behaviours, some of them uncontrollable (like their rage, the outcome of their wounded grandiosity). Narcissism is not a vocation. Narcissism resembles depression or other disorders and cannot be changed at will.

Adult pathological narcissism is no more "curable" than the entirety of one's personality is disposable. The patient is a narcissist. Narcissism is more akin to the colour of one's skin rather than to one's choice of subjects at the university.

Moreover, the Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is frequently diagnosed with other, even more intractable personality disorders, mental illnesses, and substance abuse.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies (CBTs)

The CBTs believe that insight

1 comment:

  1. If narcissism is so incurable, what are us poor egomaniacs supposed to do? My wife needs to read this article. Maybe then she will be able to see that my narcissism is not my fault. So, what does all of this have to do with Neurolinguistic Programming techniques? Practitioners of NLP have astounding control over their minds, so maybe they are able to repress their egos.