2 readers online now  |  69 million page views

NO psychoanalysis of any SS and War criminal but outdated psychiatrical stubborn concepts of diagnosis

Reader comment on item: Erdo─čan's Self-Indulgence
in response to reader comment: Narcisists, Megalomaniacs and other Demoniacs

Submitted by Borek (France), Jun 12, 2016 at 17:55

Psychjiatry made some progress since after war years and no psychiatrist of thies tilmes would have made a diagnosis of Narcissistic Personality!
Only a deeper psychoanalytical view can make a difference between a Neurotic-Normal (Oedipian) personality (Jean Bergeret's "Borderline and Perverse states" and an fully Apparently Normal perverse or Narcissistc person...

It does exist Partial (Sectorial) Delirium in an apparently perfect Normal person. A high ranked efficient Administration responsible and good father and husband can have a specific delirium about his "personality" as a reincarnation of some hero of the past....Bergeret signalized it in his book about " Normal and ill personality" ..I saw twice such sectorial delirium and one "Shared delirium" in an old couple both hospitalized when trespassing the social limits! How many people consider that matter of fact? Even psychiatrist just consider strong sorts of symptoms to agree for abnormality!? But do YOU consider an Industrialist like H.Ford as a "normal man" when reading his performances in politics and antisemitic delirium?

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to NO psychoanalysis of any SS and War criminal but outdated psychiatrical stubborn concepts of diagnosis by Borek

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2021 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)