The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism Is Seducing America by Drew PinskyIn the eye-opening New York Times bestseller, The Mirror Effect, widely respected addiction and behavior specialist and producer/host of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew on VH1, Dr. Drew Pinsky takes a hard look at the profound changes blogging, tweeting, tabloids, and reality TV are having on the American way of life. An important wake up call for every parent, co-written with Dr. S. Mark Young, The Mirror Effect is a groundbreaking exploration of celebrity narcissism and how it is damaging our culture and our children.
I'm a celebrity and I've a test to prove it
Log in or Sign up. Gateway Redbirds 2. Joined: Mar 22, Messages: 10, Likes Received: 0. I scored a Apparently, Robin Quivers of the Howard Stern Show scored a 34, the highest score to ever be recorded on the test. Which surprises me a little.
Dr. Drew’s new book says most celebs are narcissists
The book advises answering the 40 questions below in a single sitting, without asking for help or clarification. It notes, "There's no such thing as a good or bad result on this test. Scoring high on the narcissism inventory, or high on any of the component categories, doesn't mean you have a disorder, or that you're a good or bad person. Print this out or track your choices of which statements best match you — then test your friends, family, that guy at the office — anyone who's narcissism score you want to know. I have a natural talent for influencing people. I am not good at influencing people. Modesty doesn't become me.
Malkin's Narcissism Spectrum Model, offers you a rough sense of where you fall in the spectrum. Being too high and too low on the spectrum are both associated with problems. If you know where you fall, you can work on moving towards the healthy center of the spectrum, which comes with a host of benefits, including, greater self-confidence, a passion for life, and mutually caring relationships. All three are related to narcissism or the lack of it. But they predict dramatically different patterns of behavior. Each factor is also a rough indicator of different positions on the narcissism spectrum.