The culture of narcissism.

  title={The culture of narcissism.},
  author={Christopher N. Lasch},
  journal={Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic},
  volume={44 5},
  • C. Lasch
  • Published 1 September 1979
  • Psychology, Art
  • Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic
An ancient story from Greek mythology provides a door into the world of the narcissist. It centers on a very handsome young man called Narcissist. So attractive was this man that all the girls fell in love with him. He was aware of his charms and this made him arrogant and proud. Despite the efforts of the ladies to win his affections he ignored their overtures. One was especially attracted to him and did everything she could to win his attention. She too failed in her attempts. So desperate… 
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