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Narcissism during adolescence. between clinical and research
Author/s: Alexandro Fortunato, Mariavittoria Piera Di Febbo 
Year:  2020 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  20 Pg. 39-58 FullText PDF:  178 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSOB2020-001003
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The article proposes a theoretic and clinical reflection on narcissism during adolescence, attempting to create a dialogue between clinical practice and research. In the first part of the article we will briefly review the origin and development of the concept of narcissism in psychoanalysis. In the second part, we propose to analyse the contribution of empirical research in the context of psychodynamic diagnosis in adolescence, giving particular focus to emerging personality patterns where it is possible to trace symptoms related to narcissistic frailties during developmental age.
Keywords: Narcissism; emerging personality; diagnosis; developmental age; research; psychotherapy.

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Alexandro Fortunato, Mariavittoria Piera Di Febbo, Narcissism during adolescence. between clinical and research in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 1/2020, pp. 39-58, DOI:10.3280/PSOB2020-001003


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