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This book made a great impression on me. It was loaned to me by a clinical psychologist friend who said it was the best in its field. My next door neighbor is a clinical psychiatrist who also held it in high regard. My psychologist friend warned that it's quite technical, e.g. lots of Freudian references, therefore not a lay book for the general public, but its in depth descriptions of pathological narcissism so described our current president-elect that I could hardly put it down. Anyone who tr ...more
I finally gave up on this about halfway through. It's super clinical and written more for professionals in the psychology field than regular people just trying to deal with a BPD or narcissist in their life. I knew that this title was more psychology (rather than self-help) based when I purchased it, but it came so highly recommended that I thought I would give it a try. Unfortunately this reads like a science term paper and I couldn't force myself to finish it.