Some articles on narcissistic defenses, defenses:
... The study of Narcissism and the Narcissistic Defenses in the Eating Disorders was concerned with the correlation between eating pathology and ... the level and ability of achievement and narcissistic defenses, defenses that are triggered when self-esteem is threatened ... Two types of narcissistic defenses that were measured with eating pathology were "poisonous pedagogy" and "narcissistically abused" ...
Famous quotes containing the words defenses and/or narcissistic:
“We are a nation of politicians, concerned about the outmost defenses only of freedom. It is our childrens children who may perchance be really free.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“It is the marketplace that calls most clearly for men to be softer, more narcissistic and receptive, and the new man is the result.”
—Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)