Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-Up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents
Children of the Self-Absorbed offers clear definitions of narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder to help you identify the extent of your parent's problem. You'll learn the different types of destructive narcissism and how to recognize their effects on relationships. With the aid of proven techniques, you'll discover that you're not helpless against your parent's behavior and that you needn't consider giving up on the relationship. Instead, realistic strategies and steps are suggested for learning to set mutually agreed upon behaviors that can help you fulfill your needs and expectations. [From Amazon.com]
New Harbinger Publications
Narcissism, Adult children, Parent and adult child
Family, Life Course, and Society | Psychology
Brown, Nina W., "Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-Up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents" (2008). Counseling & Human Services Faculty Books. 17.