Episode 117 – Narcissism in The Office Characters with Dr. Leonardo Bobadilla


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Originally published at: https://jedi-counsel.com/2019/01/11/episode-117-narcissism-in-the-office-characters-with-dr-leonardo-bobadilla/

Professor and clinical psychologist, Dr. Leonardo Bobadilla, joined us to discuss examples of narcissism in characters from The Office. We first discussed where the term narcissism came from and what it means to the public, therapists, and researchers. Then, we talked about different aspects of narcissism: pathological vs. adaptive and grandiose vs. vulnerable. Next, we talked about the narcissistic features that Michael Scott, Andy Bernard, and Ryan Howard express in the show, while recalling our favorite scenes and quotes. We concluded with a discussion of the need for more treatment research. We really enjoyed making this episode for you all, and we hope you enjoy listening to it!

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