narcissism

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Synonyms for narcissism

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an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself

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the idealizing transference serves the narcissistic needs of the analysand by saving "a part of the lost experience of primary narcissism [i.
It is thus not surprising to find Enterline, under the spell of Kristeva, embracing Freud's concept of primary narcissism, without ever confronting the fact that it has been subjected to a devastating critique by Michael Balint in The Basic Fault (1968) and that its notion of an infant in some kind of cocoon is contradicted by everything that we know from research on infants themselves.
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