Therapy for Malignant Narcissists

Further confirmation of an inherent predisposition towards malignant narcissism is evidenced in the remarkable story of neuroscientist James Fallon, who identifies as a “pro-social psychopath”.

Fallon was involved in a research study designed to detect correlative brain patterns with psychopathic behaviors. While sifting through PET scans, Fallon came upon an image revealing pathological indicators of psychopathy. Curious, he investigated who the subject was and discovered that the psychopathic brain he came upon was his own. Genetic testing also revealed the presence of high-risk alleles or variant genes for violence, aggression and low empathy.

Big thank you to Rev. Sheri Heller for submitting such a great article!

Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW

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