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DIAGNOSE PRESIDENT TRUMP


Before Diagnosing President Trump, Did You Know The Following?

President Trump's Adult Behavior

His Narcissistic Behavior

  • His egocentricity:


  • His self-indulgence:

      Donald Trump quote: "The point is, you can never be too greedy." [Twitter 2 Feb 2016] ... "People say the '80s are dead, all the luxury, the extravagance. I say, 'What?' Am I supposed to change my taste because it's a new decade? That's bullshit." [Playboy, May 1997]

  • His continuous longing for appreciation:




    Tony Schwartz tells the truth about Trump at Oxford University



  • His lack of consideration for others:

      Donald Trump quote: "I can be a killer and a nice guy. You have to be everything. You have to be strong. You have to be sweet. You have to be ruthless." [Playboy, March 1990] ... "When the students poured into Tiananmen Square, the Chinese government almost blew it. Then they were vicious. They were horrible, but they put it down with strength. That shows you the power of strength." [The Guardian Trump approved of the Chinese Communist Party's brutal suppression of students protesting for democracy at Bejing's Tiananmen Square.]



      Donald Trump Has A Habit Of Praising Dictators


  • His excessive sensitivity to setbacks and rebuffs:

      Donald Trump quotes: "For many years I've said that if someone screws you, screw them back. When somebody hurts you, just go after them as viciously and as violently as you can." [How to Get Rich, 2004)] ... "When you have an enemy, you have to f--- them, and spend your whole life f------ them, and when you have a friend, you love them, and nobody exists in the middle." [New York Magazine 9 November 1992] ... "But when somebody tries to sucker punch me, when they're after my ass, I push back a hell of a lot harder than I was pushed in the first place. If somebody tries to push me around, he's going to pay a price. Those people don't come back for seconds. I don't like being pushed around or taken advantage of." [Playboy, March 1990]

  • His persistent manipulative behaviour:

      Donald Trump quote: "You know, I'm automatically attracted to beautiful (women) - I just start kissing them. It's like a magnet. Just kiss. I don't even wait. And when you're a star, they let you do it. You can do anything... Grab 'em by the pussy. You can do anything." [The New York Times 8 October 2016]



    Donald Trump Is A Demagogue, Racist, And A Bigot - CNN

His Paranoid Behavior

  • His suspiciousness:

      Donald Trump quotes: "People are too trusting. I'm a very untrusting guy." [Playboy, March 1990] ... "The world is a horrible place. Lions kill for food, but people kill for sport. People try to kill you mentally, especially if you are on top. We all have friends that want everything we have. They want our money, our business, house, car, wife and dog. Those are our friends. Our enemies are even worse! You have to protect yourself in life." [Trump's book: "Think Big And Kick Ass" 2007]... "The world is a mess. The world is as angry as it gets. ... The world is a total mess. The world is a total mess." [ABC News January 25 2017 ABC video]

  • His tendency to bear grudges persistently, e.g. unforgiveness of insults, injuries or slights:

      Donald Trump quote: "When you have an enemy, you have to f--- them, and spend your whole life f------ them, and when you have a friend, you love them, and nobody exists in the middle." [New York Magazine 9 November 1992] ... "I'd like to wish all of my friends--and even my many enemies--a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year." Twitter - 24 Dec 2013 ... "To EVERYONE, including all haters and losers, HAPPY NEW YEAR. Work hard, be smart and always remember, WINNING TAKES CARE OF EVERYTHING!" Twitter - 31 Dec 2014 ... "Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who have fought me and lost so badly they just don't know what to do. Love!" Twitter - 31 Dec 2016 [Business Insider 31 December 2016]

  • His combative and tenacious sense of personal rights out of keeping with the actual situation:

      Donald Trump behavior: "An analysis by USA Today published in June 2016 found that over the previous three decades, Trump and his businesses have been involved in 3,500 legal cases in U.S. federal courts and state court, an unprecedented number for a U.S. presidential candidate. Of the 3,500 suits, Trump or one of his companies were plaintiffs in 1,900; defendants in 1,450; and bankruptcy, third party, or other in 150." [Wikipedia] "The legal actions provide clues to the leadership style the billionaire businessman would bring to bear as commander in chief. He sometimes responds to even small disputes with overwhelming legal force. He doesn’t hesitate to deploy his wealth and legal firepower against adversaries with limited resources, such as homeowners. He sometimes refuses to pay real estate brokers, lawyers and other vendors. As he campaigns, Trump often touts his skills as a negotiator. The analysis shows that lawsuits are one of his primary negotiating tools. He turns to litigation to distance himself from failing projects that relied on the Trump brand to secure investments. As USA TODAY previously reported, he also uses the legal system to haggle over his property tax bills. His companies have been involved in more than 100 tax disputes, and the New York State Department of Finance has obtained liens on Trump properties for unpaid tax bills at least three dozen times." [ USA Today] "Hundreds allege Donald Trump doesn’t pay his bills" [ USA Today] "Trump, companies accused of mistreating women in at least 20 lawsuits" [ USA Today] "More than 100 lawsuits, disputes over taxes tied to Trump and his companies" [ USA Today] "Donald Trump: Three decades 4,095 lawsuits" [ USA Today] "Trump casino empire dogged by bad bets in Atlantic City" [ USA Today] "Dive into Donald Trump's thousands of lawsuits" [ USA Today]

  • His preoccupation with unsubstantiated "conspiratorial" explanations of events around the subject or in the world at large:

  • His excessive sensitivity to setbacks and rebuffs:


      (E.g., "If someone tries to push me around, I push back as hard as I can so that they never try that again.")

      Donald Trump quotes: "For many years I've said that if someone screws you, screw them back. When somebody hurts you, just go after them as viciously and as violently as you can." [How to Get Rich, 2004)] ... "When you have an enemy, you have to f--- them, and spend your whole life f------ them, and when you have a friend, you love them, and nobody exists in the middle." [New York Magazine 9 November 1992] ... "But when somebody tries to sucker punch me, when they're after my ass, I push back a hell of a lot harder than I was pushed in the first place. If somebody tries to push me around, he's going to pay a price. Those people don't come back for seconds. I don't like being pushed around or taken advantage of." [Playboy, March 1990]

  • His persistent self-referential attitude, associated particularly with excessive self-importance:


His Antisocial (Psychopathic) Behavior

His Histrionic (Theatrical) Behavior

His Childhood Behavior

His Aggression:

  • In childhood, he often bullied, threatened, or intimidated others:

      Donald Trump behavior: "In his neighborhood, Donald and his friends were known to ride their bikes and 'shout and curse very loudly,' said Steve Nachtigall, who lived nearby. Nachtigall said he once saw them jump off their bikes and beat up another boy. 'It's kind of like a little video snippet that remains in my brain because I think it was so unusual and terrifying at that age,' recalled Nachtigall, 66, a doctor in New Jersey. 'He was a loudmouth bully.'" [Washington Post June 22 2016]

  • In childhood, he often initiated physical fights:



      Donald Trump behavior: Donald Trump was a bully since early childhood: "In the second grade I actually gave a teacher a black eye - I punched my music teacher because I didn't think he knew anything about music, and I almost got expelled." [The Art of the Deal page 49] "In his memoir, 'The Art of the Deal,' Trump wrote that his main focus as a youngster was 'creating mischief.'

      A fierce competitor, Trump could erupt in anger, pummeling another boy or smashing a baseball bat if he made an out, two childhood neighbors said. In school, he misbehaved so often that his initials became his friends' shorthand for detention." [Washington Post June 22 2016] ... "Donald was known to be a bully, I was a little kid, and my parents didn't want me beaten up,' said Burnham, 65, a business consultant in Texas." [Washington Post June 22 2016]

  • In childhood, he used a weapon that could cause serious physical harm:

      Donald Trump behavior: "Once when she left Dennis in a playpen in a back yard adjoining the Trumps' property, Martha Burnham returned to find Donald throwing rocks at her son. 'She saw Donald standing at the fence,' Dennis Burnham said, 'using the playpen for target-practice.'" [Washington Post June 22 2016]

His Deceitfulness:

  • In childhood, he often lied:

      Donald Trump behavior: "In 1958, when they were 12, Trump and Brant liked to board an E train bound for Manhattan, a distant land of soaring, exotic promise. They did not ask their parents for permission for their Saturday expeditions. ... On Broadway, 'West Side Story' was a smash, and the boys, imagining themselves as gang members, bought knives to fit the part. Near the end of seventh grade, Fred (his father) discovered Donald's knives and was infuriated to learn about his trips into the city. He decided his son's behavior warranted a radical change. In the months before eighth grade, Fred Trump enrolled Donald at the New York Military Academy, a boarding school 70 miles from Jamaica Estates." [Washington Post June 22 2016]


Please Note: The editor (Phillip Long MD) has inserted President Trump's quotes and behaviors so that others might be better informed as to what to expect from President Trump.

Editor's Comment

I have been a psychiatrist for 35-years, and for years I was one of four psychiatrists supervising the Vancouver General Hospital psychiatric emergency ward (which assessed more than 4,000 patients per year).

Should a psychiatrist publicly diagnose President Trump? I believe that mental health professionals have a duty to warn the nation if, in their expert opinion, a political figure is mentally unfit.

(NOTE: This was written in 2016 and it is amazing how accurate these psychiatric diagnoses proved to be. )

It is my psychiatric opinion that both President Trump and Vladimir Putin have three highly interrelated disorders: Naracissistic, Antisocial, and Paranoid Personality Disorder. In addition, President Trump has severe Histrionic Personality Disorder.

President Trump's Diagnoses

In your lifetime, it is unlikely that you will ever see a more striking example of Narcissistic Personality Disorder than that of President Trump . However, what many will miss seeing is that President Trump is also an example of Antisocial Personality Disorder .

President Trump is a tragic example of an adult displaying very immature adolescent behavior.

Like many narcissistic adolescents, President Trump:
  • is very self-absorbed and attention-seeking

  • is very arrogant and thinks that he knows more on any topic than anyone else; hence doesn't listen to others

  • is lazy and won't take time to learn the facts before impulsively making a decision

  • is very intolerant of criticism or defeat

  • has a sense of entitlement and expects to be catered to and is furious when this does not happen.


Like many delinquent (dissocial or antisocial) adolescents, President Trump:
  • is unethical, selfish, and callous - he doesn't care who he hurts as long as he gains more fame, fortune, or power

  • is a pathological liar

  • never accepts responsibility for his mistakes and always blames others

  • never learns from his mistakes or attempts to make amends

  • is a bully whose self-esteem is based on dominating and manipulating others in a never-ending war for supremacy

  • is usually hostile or vengeful

  • is irresponsible and does not honor his commitments

  • is reckless - both financially and sexually.


Severely narcissistic and antisocial individuals, like President Trump, eventually self-destruct, but only after their amoral, self-centered, arrogant, callous and manipulative behavior severely damages the lives of many others. President Trump will self-destruct when he starts to lose his fame, fortune, and power.

Does President Trump Show Sadistic Behavior?

A sadistic person enjoys hurting others. The following 9-item Assessment of Sadistic Personality scale has proven reliability and validity.

Ask yourself how many of these 9 sadistic items would apply to President Trump:

  • "Being mean to others can be exciting."

  • "When I mock someone, it is funny to see them get upset."

  • "I have made fun of people so that they know I am in control."

  • "Watching people get into fights excites me."

  • "I would hurt somebody if it meant that I would be in control."

  • "I would not purposely hurt anybody, even if I didn't like them. (False)"

  • "I think about hurting people who irritate me."

  • "I get pleasure from mocking people in front of their friends."

  • "I never get tired of pushing people around."

What About The President's Cognitive Decline?

Is The President Above The Law?

Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez played "a lightning round game" during a House Oversight Committee hearing on Feb. 6, to emphasize the "broken" system of ethical accountability. Specifically, she identified how the President was essentially above the law and could enact laws that would enrich the President at the expense of the American people.

What Experts Are Saying

Does President Trump have:

Should President Trump Be Impeached?



George Conway rips Trump's 'narcissistic' behavior in op-ed - CNN

Unfit For Office: Donald Trump’s narcissism makes it impossible for him to carry out the duties of the presidency in the way the Constitution requires. - The Atlantic

Psychiatric Predictions

Under the stress of impeachment, President Trump will become more mentally ill:

  • His narcissistic behavior will worsen and he will become more self-centered and arrogant.

  • His antisocial (i.e., psychopathic) behavior will worsen and he will become more angry, aggressive, callous, irresponsible, deceitful, and impulsive. He will increasing blame others for his criminal behavior. He will increasing try to shift the blame by accusing others of doing the very crimes that he is doing (e.g., accusing others of corruption).

  • His paranoid behavior will worsen and he will become more pathologically suspicious and obsessed with conspiracy theories.

  • His histrionic behavior will worsen and he will become more theatrical and attention-seeking.

  • His sadistic behavior will worsen and his bullying and insulting others will increase.

  • His problem-solving ability will become very impaired as he refuses to listen to any advice and becomes more dangerously impulsive. As he spirals out of control, he will over-react and make reckless decisions that will gravely harm America or its allies (e.g., threatening to 'totally destroy and obliterate' Turkey's economy followed by Turkey launches Syria offensive after Trump pulls back troops followed by Trump defends abandoning the Kurds by saying they didn't help the US in WWII.)

President Trump is now mentally unfit to hold office.




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President Trump's Diagnoses

Antisocial Personality Disorder 301.7

This diagnosis is based on the following findings:

  • The individual is at least 18 years old

  • Since age 15, often broke the law (still present)

  • Since age 15, often lied, used aliases, or conned others (still present)

  • Since age 15, often was impulsive or failed to plan ahead (still present)

  • Since age 15, often was irritable and aggressive (still present)

  • Since age 15, often was irresponsible at work or with money (still present)

  • Since age 15, often lacked remorse (still present)

  • Before age 15, often bullied, threatened, or intimidated others (still present)

  • Before age 15, had been physically cruel to people (no longer present)

  • Before age 15, often lied (still present)

  • This disorder did not exclusively occur during the course of Schizophrenia or a Manic Episode

Treatment Goals:

  • Goal: stop law-breaking.
    If this problem persists: he may continue to perform criminal acts that are grounds for arrest (whether he is arrested or not), such as destroying property, harassing others, stealing, or pursuing illegal occupations.

  • Goal: stop deceiving and manipulating others.
    If this problem persists: he may continue to lie, use an alias, con others, or malinger.

  • Goal: stop self-defeating, impulsive behavior.
    If this problem persists: he may continue to make decisions on the spur of the moment, without considering the consequences. This may lead to (self-defeating) sudden changes of jobs, residences, or relationships.

  • Goal: stop irritable and aggressive behavior.
    If this problem persists: he may continue to get into physical fights or violence (e.g., spouse beating or child beating).

  • Goal: stop occupational and financial irresponsibility.
    If this problem persists: he may continue to be irresponsible at work, unemployed and financially irresponsible (e.g., defaulting on debts, failing to provide child support, or failing to support his family on a regular basis).

  • Goal: accept responsibility for own wrong-doing.
    If this problem persists: he may continue to blame his victims for being foolish, helpless, or deserving their fate. He may continue to minimize the harmful consequences of his actions, or he may simply indicate complete indifference.

Narcissistic Personality Disorder 301.81

This diagnosis is based on the following findings:
  • Has a grandiose sense of self-importance (still present)

  • Is preoccupied with grandiose fantasies (still present)

  • Feels special or high-status and wants to associate with only other high-status people (still present)

  • Requires excessive admiration (still present)

  • Has a sense of entitlement (still present)

  • Is interpersonally exploitative (still present)

  • Lacks empathy (still present)

  • Is often envious of others or believes that others are envious of him (still present)

  • Shows arrogant, haughty behaviors or attitudes (still present)

Treatment Goals:

  • Goal: learn humility.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to have a grandiose sense of self-importance. He will routinely overestimate his abilities and inflate his accomplishments, often appearing boastful and pretentious. He will devalue the contributions of others.

  • Goal: put aside grandiose fantasies.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to be preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, or ideal love. He may ruminate about "long overdue" admiration and privilege and compare himself favorably with famous or privileged people.

  • Goal: associate with ordinary people and learn to behave as their equal.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to feel 'special' and unique, and believe he can only be understood by, or should associate with, other special or high-status people (or institutions).

  • Goal: overcome the need for excessive admiration.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to go out of his way to encourage people to admire him. This often will take the form of a need for constant attention and admiration. He may constantly fish for compliments. However, his self-esteem will be very fragile. He may be very sensitive to criticism or defeat, and feel very humiliated or degraded. He may react to criticism with disdain, rage, or defiant counterattack.

  • Goal: overcome sense of entitlement.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to have an unreasonable expectation of especially favorable treatment. He will expect to be catered to and will be puzzled or furious when this does not happen.

  • Goal: do not exploit others.
    If this problem persists: He will continue take advantage of others to achieve his own ends. He will form friendships or romantic relationships only if the other person seems likely to advance his purposes or otherwise enhance his self-esteem.

  • Goal: show better regard for the feelings of others.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to discuss his own concerns in inappropriate and lengthy detail, while failing to recognize that others also have feelings and needs. He will be impatient with others who talk about their own problems and concerns. He may be oblivious to the hurt his remarks may inflict. He may view the needs or feelings of others as signs of weakness. He will be emotionally cold and lacking in interest in others.

  • Goal: overcome envy of others.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to be envious of others. He may harshly devalue the contributions of others.

  • Goal: overcome arrogance.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to display snobbish, disdainful, or patronizing attitudes.

Paranoid Personality Disorder 301.0

This diagnosis is based on the following findings:

  • Suspiciousness or paranoid ideation (still present)

  • Has unjustified doubts about the loyalty or trustworthiness of friends or associates (still present)

  • Reads hidden, demeaning, or threatening meanings into benign remarks or events (still present)

  • Persistently bears grudges (i.e., is unforgiving of insults, injuries, or slights) (still present)

  • Is quick to counterattack and react with anger to misperceived insults (still present)

  • This disorder did not exclusively occur during the course of a psychotic mental disorder

  • This disorder is not due to the direct physiological effects of a general medical condition

Treatment Goals:

  • Goal: be more trusting of others.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to assume that other people will exploit, harm, or deceive him, even when there is no evidence to support these suspicions. He will continue to feel that he has been deeply hurt by another person even when there is no evidence for this.

  • Goal: stop questioning friends' loyalty.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to be preoccupied with unjustified doubts about the loyalty or trustworthiness of his friends and associates, and continue to minutely scrutinize their behavior for evidence of betrayal or hostile intentions.

  • Goal: stop reading hidden, demeaning, or threatening meanings into benign events.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to misread honest mistakes made by others as deliberate attempts to harm him. He may also continue to misinterpret compliments as criticisms of him. Likewise, he may view an offer of help as a criticism that he is not doing well enough on his own.

  • Goal: be more forgiving of others.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to bear grudges and be unwilling to forgive the slights that he thinks he has received. Minor slights will continue to arouse major hostility.

  • Goal: don't react with anger to perceived insults.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to be quick to counterattack and react with anger to perceived insults.

Histrionic Personality Disorder 301.50

This diagnosis is based on the following findings:

  • Is uncomfortable in situations in which he was not the center of attention (still present)

  • Inappropriate sexually seductive or provocative behavior. (still present)

  • Has a style of speech is excessively impressionistic and lacking in detail (still present)

  • Shows self-dramatization, theatricality and exaggerated expression of emotion (still present)

  • Is suggestible (i.e., easily influenced by others or circumstances) (still present)

  • Considers relationships to be more intimate than they actually are (still present)

Treatment Goals:

  • Goal: stop always trying to be the center of attention.
    If this problem persists: He will alienate people by her constant demands for attention. When not the center of attention, he will continue to do something dramatic (e.g., make up stories, create a scene) to draw the focus of attention to himself.

  • Goal: stop being inappropriately sexually provocative or seductive.
    If this problem persists: He will alienate same-sexed friends because of his sexually provocative behavior towards his friend's romantic partners.

  • Goal: stop expressing strong opinions without supporting evidence.
    If this problem persists: He will alienate others with his strong opinions that are expressed with dramatic flair, but without supporting facts and details.

  • Goal: stop being so suggestible.
    If this problem persists: His opinions and feelings will continue to be easily influenced by others and by current fads. He must stop being overly trusting, especially of strong authority figures who will magically solve his problems.

  • Goal: be less dramatic and theatrical.
    If this problem persists: He will embarrass others by her excessive public display of emotions. Others will accuse him of faking his feelings because his emotions seem to be turned on and off too quickly to be deeply felt.

  • Goal: stop considering relationships to be more intimate than they actually are.
    If this problem persists: He will continue to think that mere acquaintances are actually close friends, or believe that casual relationships are more romantically intimate than they actually are.




What Are The Rules For Diagnosing President Trump?

Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Diagnostic Criteria, American Psychiatric Association

An individual diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder needs to show at least 5 of the following criteria:

  • Has a grandiose sense of self-importance (e.g., exaggerates achievements and talents, expects to be recognized as superior without commensurate achievements).

  • Is preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, or ideal love.

  • Believes that he or she is "special" and unique and can only be understood by, or should associate with, other special or high-status people (or institutions).

  • Requires excessive admiration.

  • Has a sense of entitlement, i.e., unreasonable expectations of especially favorable treatment or automatic compliance with his or her expectations.

  • Is interpersonally exploitative, i.e., takes advantage of others to achieve his or her own ends.

  • Lacks empathy: is unwilling to recognize or identify with the feelings and needs of others.

  • Is often envious of others or believes that others are envious of him or her.

  • Shows arrogant, haughty behaviors or attitudes.

  • This enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior must deviate markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture.

  • This enduring pattern is inflexible and pervasive across a broad range of personal and social situations.

  • This enduring pattern leads to clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.

  • Antisocial Personality Disorder - Diagnostic Criteria, American Psychiatric Association

    An individual diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder needs to meet all of the following criteria:

    • A pervasive pattern of disregard for and violation of the rights of others, occurring since age 15 years, as indicated by at least 3 of the following:

      • Failure to conform to social norms with respect to lawful behaviors as indicated by repeatedly performing acts that are grounds for arrest.

      • Deceitfulness, as indicated by repeated lying or conning others for personal profit or pleasure.

      • Impulsivity or failure to plan ahead.

      • Irritability and aggressiveness, as indicated by repeated physical fights or assaults.

      • Reckless disregard for safety of self or others.

      • Consistent irresponsibility, as indicated by repeated failure to sustain consistent work behavior or honor financial obligations.

      • Lack of remorse, as indicated by being indifferent to or rationalizing having hurt, mistreated, or stolen from another.

    • There is evidence of conduct disorder with onset before age 15 years. A conduct disorder is a repetitive and persistent pattern of behavior in which the basic rights of others or major age-appropriate societal norms or rules are violated, as manifested by the presence of three of the following 15 criteria from any of the categories below:

      • Aggression to People and Animals

      • Often bullies, threatens, or intimidates others.

      • Often initiates physical fights.

      • Has used a weapon that can cause serious physical harm to others (e.g., a bat, brick, broken bottle, knife, gun).

      • Has been physically cruel to people.

      • Has been physically cruel to animals.

      • Has stolen while confronting a victim (e.g., mugging, purse snatching, extortion, armed robbery).

      • Has forced someone into sexual activity.

      • Destruction of Property

      • Has deliberately engaged in fire setting with the intention of causing serious damage.

      • Has deliberately destroyed others' property (other than by fire setting).

      • Deceitfulness or Theft

      • Has broken into someone else's house, building, or car.

      • Often lies to obtain goods or favors or to avoid obligations (i.e., "cons" others).

      • Has stolen items of nontrivial value without confronting a victim (e.g., shoplifting, but without breaking and entering; forgery).

      • Serious Violations of Rules

      • Often stays out at night despite parental prohibitions, beginning before age 13 years.

      • Has run away from home overnight at least twice while living in parental or parental surrogate home, or once without returning for a lengthy period.

      • Is often truant from school, beginning before age 13 years.

    • This enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior must deviate markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture.

    • This enduring pattern is inflexible and pervasive across a broad range of personal and social situations.

    • This enduring pattern leads to clinically significant impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.

    • The occurrence of antisocial behavior is not exclusively during the course of schizophrenia or a manic episode.


    Paranoid Personality Disorder - Diagnostic Criteria, American Psychiatric Association

    An individual diagnosed with paranoid personality disorder needs to show at least 4 of the following criteria:

    • Suspects, without sufficient basis, that others are exploiting, harming, or deceiving him or her.

    • Is preoccupied with unjustified doubts about the loyalty or trustworthiness of friends or associates.

    • Is reluctant to confide in others because of unwarranted fear that the information will be used maliciously against him or her.

    • Reads hidden demeaning or threatening meanings into benign remarks or events.

    • Persistently bears grudges, i.e., is unforgiving of insults, injuries, or slights.

    • Perceives attacks on his or her character or reputation that are not apparent to others and is quick to react angrily or to counterattack.

    • Has recurrent suspicions, without justification, regarding fidelity of spouse or sexual partner.

  • This enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior must deviate markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture.

  • This enduring pattern is inflexible and pervasive across a broad range of personal and social situations.

  • This enduring pattern leads to clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.

  • Histrionic Personality Disorder - Diagnostic Criteria, American Psychiatric Association

    An individual diagnosed with Histrionic Personality Disorder needs to show at least 5 of the following criteria:

    • Is uncomfortable in situations in which she is not the center of attention.

    • Interaction with others is often characterized by inappropriate sexually seductive or provocative behavior.

    • Displays rapidly shifting and shallow expression of emotions.

    • Consistently uses physical appearance to draw attention to herself.

    • Has a style of speech that is excessively impressionistic and lacking in detail.

    • Shows self-dramatization, theatricality, and exaggerated expression of emotion.

    • Is suggestible, i.e., easily influenced by others or circumstances.

    • Considers relationships to be more intimate than they actually are.

  • This enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior must deviate markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture.

  • This enduring pattern is inflexible and pervasive across a broad range of personal and social situations.

  • This enduring pattern leads to clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.

  • For more information

    Breaking Religious Moral Commandments



    Without exception, all of the world's major religions (Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism) require obedience to these three basic moral commandments:

  • You must not lie or cheat.
  • You must not steal.
  • You must not commit adultery.

  • Now ask yourself:

  • Has President Trump repeatedly broken these three basic moral commandments?
  • Is President Trump basically amoral?
  • Why should religious people support President Trump?

  • Teaching Love Instead of Hate and Challenging the "Prosperity Gospel"

    President Trump promotes hatred and bigotry. He also embraces the teachings of the "prosperity gospel". One of his favorite evangelical pastors is Paula White who spoke at his presidential inauguration. Pastor White is a Florida televangelist who is controversial in evangelical circles for her promotion of the prosperity gospel, which states that true believers will be blessed not just with eternal salvation but also with health and wealth on Earth. The prosperity gospel teaches that: (1) God ensures that good things happen to good Christians and (2) God ensures that everything happens for a good reason. Thus, to Pastor White, it was all part of God's plan to make President Trump wealthy and for him to be president. Somehow evangelical Christians are turning a blind eye to President Trump's spreading hatred and bigotry.

    The following Tedx talks confront such hatred and ignorance and offer positive alternatives:

    Many Evangelical Christians Believe Trump Will Bring About Christ's Return

    This is where the marriage of politics and religion becomes scary.

    Many evangelical Christians believe that Trump was chosen by God to usher in the end of the world, the time when Jesus returns to Earth and judges all people.

    Historical Note







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