what are the mental illnesses Janette's mother and father have from a psychological perspective?
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what are the mental illnesses Janette's mother and father have?
Jeannette’s mother, Rose Mary Walls claims she is an artist and a sort of cultural rebel. She really is just rebelling against her own mother's very sensible and practical approach to life. It is not really mentioned what exact mental illness she has but she definitely has issues. She is selfish, frequently hording chocolate while the children starve. She has little empathy for her children. When questioned about getting a job she says, “I’m an artist, why do I have to work? Your father doesn’t do anything.” Because of her great difficulty with social contact, even with her kids, I thought that she might have a mild form of Asperger's syndrome but that is just a guess.
1) Shamelessness:Narcissist have no shame ghoulish,inability to process it in a healthy way
2) Magical Thinking:They see themselves as perfect,they use distortion and illusion known as magical thinking
3)arrogance:A narcissist who is feeling deflated may reinflate by diminishing, debasing, or degrading somebody else
4)envy:A narcissist may secure a sense of superiority in the face of another person's ability by using contempt to minimize the other person
5)Entitlement:they excpect favourable treatment failure to do so the person is considered diffucult or akward.
6)exploitation:can take many forms but always involves the exploitation of others without regard for their feelings or interests. Often the other is in a subservient position where resistance would be difficult or even impossible. Sometimes the subservience is not so much real as assumed
7)Bad Boundries:narcissists do not recognize that they have boundaries and that others are separate and are not extensions of themselves. Others either exist to meet their needs or may as well not exist at all
Source(s): Glass Castle
Litrature class Dr Manley(JCSU)
Source(s): Retired mental health professional. There is a lot of information out there about personality disorders.
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