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Freeman, T. (1964). Some Aspects of Pathological Narcissism. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 12:540-561.

(1964). Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 12:540-561

Some Aspects of Pathological Narcissism

Thomas Freeman, M.D.


An attempt has been made in this paper to utilize the concept of narcissism to demonstrate the psychopathological processes envisaged as occurring in different mental states. The concept of pathological narcissism is defined, and the forms it may assume in neurosis, sexual perversion, and psychosis are described with the aid of clinical data. The concept of pathological narcissism may be useful in examining the relationship between neurosis and psychosis.

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