Handing out reality checks

By Marc Wilson In Psychology

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24th January, 2013
According to America’s Fox News (which appears to be some kind of 24-hour political comedy channel), “We are raising a generation of deluded narcissists.” I don’t usually pay much attention to Fox, but sadly it appears to be right – research shows today’s young adults are more narcissistic than their predecessors of 30 years ago. Even in New Zealand. One of the suggested culprits is the self-esteem bandwagon that gathered steam in the 1970s and 1980s. Although self-esteem (feeling positive about yourself) is not the same thing as narcissism (pathological self-involvement), ...

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