Against the Grain

Narcissism and its Discontents

Political figures and sometimes entire generations (like millennials) are called narcissistic, but what does the term really mean? Is narcissism always a bad thing? What are the features of pathological narcissism, and what kinds of parenting increase the odds that a person will develop it? Michael Donner shares a range of insights. (Click on “HQ Audio Download” above for the full interview, including unaired portions.)

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