(1) Arrogant, narcissistic, egotistical, brilliant – all of that I can handle in Paul,” Levinson writes.
(2) We arrive also to the conclusion that, in contradiction with what we have seen in the literature overview, it seems that narcissistic personality disorders have no negative effect on literary creation.
(3) Persons suffering from major narcissistic problems generally are assumed to be impervious to time-limited treatments.
(4) Interpretively linking the narcissistically inferior and superior configurations into a common gestalt, so that the patient comes to understand that these opposing aspects are mutually linked, defensively interconnected, and reciprocally reinforcing.
(5) After definitions of the terms defense and coping, the disturbances of both linked to narcissistic personality disorders, borderline personality disorders, and major depressions are described.
(6) This article analyzes the functional dynamics of the narcissistic personality.
(7) Using various self-report indices of these constructs we found that (a) defensive self-enhancement is composed of two orthogonal components: grandiosity and social desirability; (b) grandiosity and social desirability independently predict self-esteem and may represent distinct confounds in the measurement of self-esteem, (c) narcissism is positively related to grandiose self-enhancement (as opposed to social desirability), (d) narcissism is positively associated with both defensive and nondefensive self-esteem, and (e) authority, self-sufficiency, and vanity are the narcissistic elements most indicative of nondefensive self-esteem.
(8) Described as a narcissist in the Daily Mail , she was forced to defend her actions at home.
(9) The author's formulations about the relationship of schizophrenic regressions to borderline and narcissistic personalities, and the relevance of Semrad's work to these concepts, are reviewed.
(10) Narcissistic cathexis of the self to these internal psychic structures loosens and hope, aspiration, affection and will become markedly diminished.
(11) They say you’ll never cure a narcissistic, all you can do is ignore him.
(12) The resulting 49-item CPI and 39-item MMPI scales correlated .81 with each other, and significantly so at p less than .01 with ratings of narcissism, the Raskin-Hall Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI) and the MMPI Narcissism scale of Morey, Waugh, and Blashfield.
(13) Factors that favoured traumatization were: poor living conditions, interpersonal problems, limited inner resources, low self-esteem (narcissistic problems) and severe psychic deviancy.
(14) It is therefore useful to think of the narcissistic-masochistic character as a clinical entity.
(15) At the scale level, an analysis of variance (ANOVA) demonstrated that the scores obtained by the Black and White groups were significantly different in 9 of the 20 scales (Histrionic, Narcissistic, Antisocial, Paraphrenia, Hypomania, Dysthymia, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, and Psychotic Delusion).
(16) Self psychologists contend that patients with narcissistic personality disorders have dreams which cannot be understood in terms of current psychoanalytic dream theory and that these dreams, called self state dreams, have a different origin and structure.
(17) These universal and extraordinary phenomena are conceptualized as representing the activity of the creative imagination in solving problems related to coping with intense narcissistic and libidinal pressures.
(18) The mothers narcissistic concerns took precedence over the needs of their children.
(19) Long-term students and students with chronic learning disabilities need a longer therapy because of their deeper anal and narcissistic problems.
(20) At times Rudd comes over as something of a narcissist but then a section on climate change or the global financial crisis will give a sense of the political qualities and the acute intelligence that got him to the top.
(a.) Displaying pomp; stately; showy with grandeur; magnificent; as, a pompous procession.
(1) Leave aside the noxious and pompous view that the views of non-national-security-professionals - whatever that means - should be ignored when it comes to militarism, US foreign policy and war crimes.
(2) On last Friday's Radio 4 Today programme , the historian Robert Service played his part to perfection, pompously advising the BBC to "get some sense of proportion".
(3) He says that the idea of the corrupt, lying, pompous politician has become "the equivalent of the mother-in-law or Irish joke of the 1970s".
(4) As the debate reached its conclusion, Stockwood, dressed grandly in a purple cassock and pompously fondling his crucifix in a way that was devastatingly lampooned by Rowan Atkinson a week later on a Not the Nine O'Clock News sketch, delivered his parting shot of, "You'll get your 30 pieces of silver."
(5) She was terrifying but not pompous, and she could be quite playful, quite cosy in a strange way."
(6) Auda is more of a problem: his character is portrayed as an unreformed savage who cares only for violence, treasure and his own pompous self-image.
(7) Giles Oakley London • In conception and format, it was trite – while being undeservedly pompous and self-esteeming.
(8) About three years ago, he was teasing me about something – being thick probably, or making pompous speeches.
(9) His chairman, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, was more magnificently pompous, as befits an ex-foreign secretary.
(10) Please don't read my pompous views above as referring to the great majority of gallery shows, where dealers display art they hope someone will want to buy for their home, and new collectors are born every week.
(11) When those inside the temple are pompous hypocrites, maybe it is the better place to be.
(12) Those who actively seek out linguistic slip-ups will correct you with such glee that it makes you doubt whether their commitment to "calling out" bigotry matches their commitment to pompous arseholerly.
(13) Chaplin himself wrote about this process: "Sometimes a musician would get pompous with me, and I would cut him short: 'Whatever the melody is, the rest is just a vamp.'
(14) I realised that my goal here really is to represent – it sounds super-pompous – how we think and how we associate.
(15) "Without wishing to sound pompous, I do more research now than ever.
(16) I will leave the public to judge his actions.” Mick Cash, general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union, said it should be no surprise that his black cab members across London were considering “a boycott of the Tory toff David Mellor over his outrageous, pompous and disgraceful tirade against one of their colleagues”.
(17) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – five reasons we're still slightly worried Read more This caped crusader has had a personality upgrade Facebook Twitter Pinterest Photograph: Warner Bros The Batman we met in The Lego Movie aways seemed an unlikely candidate for his own solo film, a pompous jerk who was more Flash Thompson than Bruce Wayne.
(18) It was as absurd for a Tory MP to demand Abbott's resignation from the shadow cabinet on account of this remark as it was for Ed Miliband to tell her pompously "in no uncertain terms" that it had been "unacceptable".
(19) It's pompous twaddle with no relevance to fucking anything."
(20) This is all the more surprising since Tolstoy seems to speak freely, in his fiction, with the sort of moralistic-prophetic voice – the voice of a teacher of right and wrong – that lesser writers are obliged to use sparingly, unless they want to sound pompous and didactic.