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DIAGNOSE PRESIDENT TRUMP



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Before You Diagnose President Trump, Please Read The Following

Adult Behavior

    Narcissism

  • Egocentricity:
      Donald Trump quotes: "I'm intelligent. Some people would say I'm very, very, very intelligent." [Fortune, April 3, 2000] ... "I'm really rich" ... "I'm the most successful person ever to run for the presidency, by far." [The Guardian] ... "I'm proud of my net worth, I've done an amazing job ... The total is $8,737,540,000 US. I'm not doing that to brag, because you know what, I don't have to brag." [ CBC News, June 16, 2015] ... "... of course, it's very hard for them to attack me on looks, because I'm so good looking." [NBC's "Meet the Press," Aug. 9, 2015] ... "Oftentimes when I was sleeping with one of the top women in the world I would say to myself, thinking about me as a boy from Queens, 'Can you believe what I am getting?'" [Think Big: Make it Happen in Business and Life, 2008] ... "All of the women on The Apprentice flirted with me - consciously or unconsciously. That's to be expected." [How to Get Rich, 2004] "'I'm the king of Palm Beach,' Trump told the journalist Timothy O'Brien for his 2005 book, TrumpNation. Celebrities and rich people 'all come over' to Mar-a-Lago, Trump's exclusive Palm Beach estate. 'They all eat, they all love me, they all kiss my ass. And then they all leave and say, 'Isn't he horrible.' But I'm the king.'" [The Atlantic June 2016] "In one noteworthy exchange with the 'Today' show host Savannah Guthrie, Wolff reasserted the book's claim that every single person around President Donald Trump, including senior advisers and family members, had questioned the president's intelligence and fitness for office. 'Let me put a marker in the sand here: 100% of the people around him,' Wolff said. When Guthrie asked what else people around Trump said about him, Wolff said it was that he is 'like a child. And what they mean by that is he has a need for immediate gratification,' he said. 'It's all about him.' [Business Insider 5 January 2018] "Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart ... I went from VERY successful businessman, to top T.V. Star ... to President of the United States (on my first try). I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius....and a very stable genius at that!" [Business Insider 6 January 2018]



      24 Things Nobody Does Better Than Trump (According To Trump)


  • 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]

  • Continuous longing for appreciation:

  • 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.]
        Video: Donald Trump praising the Chinese government and Putin as being "strong leaders", despite their oppression of the Chinese and Russian people.

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Paranoia

  • Suspiciousness and a pervasive tendency to distort experience by misconstruing the neutral or friendly actions of others as hostile or contemptuous:
      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]

  • A 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]

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

  • Preoccupation with unsubstantiated "conspiratorial" explanations of events around the subject or in the world at large:
      Donald Trump quotes: "Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on." [Trump website 7 December 2015] ... "What can be simpler or more accurately stated? The Mexican Government is forcing their most unwanted people into the United States. They are, in many cases, criminals, drug dealers, rapists, etc." [Business Insider 6 July 2015] ... "The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive." [Twitter, Nov. 6, 2012]

  • Antisocial (Psychopathic)

  • Callous unconcern for the feelings of others:
      Donald Trump behavior: "Trump never apologizes for any missteps or intemperate attacks and has demonstrated a remarkable lack of empathy for persons whom he has attacked, injured, or harmed. Numerous incidents, both recent and historical, establish Trump's utter lack of either accountability or empathy." [Huffington Post 08/03/2016] "Ted Cruz unleashed an awesomely honest analysis of the man who would go on to become president, describing his freakishly obvious pattern of projecting his own failings onto others. 'This man is a pathological liar,' Cruz said. 'He doesn’t know the difference between truth and lies … In a pattern that is straight out of a psychology text book, he accuses everyone of lying. Whatever lie he’s telling, at that minute he believes it … The man is utterly amoral.'" [The Guardian 3 January 2018]

  • Gross and persistent attitude of irresponsibility and disregard for social norms, rules, and obligations:
      Donald Trump behavior: "Trump's dishonesty in his business dealings is shocking and unprecedented for a presidential candidate. Recently, the New York Times published an investigation about Donald Trump's business dealings and discovered, inter alia, that Trump was a defendant in literally thousands of law suits primarily brought by service providers and vendors whom he failed to pay for services rendered to him or his business organizations. It is abundantly clear that failing/refusing to pay vendors is part of Trump's business model. What type of reputable businessman - - with a shred of integrity - - would conduct business in such a manner? For this, and other reasons, several major financial institutions including JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs flatly refuse to do business with Trump. Indeed, Trump's reputation in business is as a scam artist; as Mitt Romney, the last candidate for president of the Republican Party, put it, Trump is a 'con man' and 'snake-oil salesman.' Readers should look no further than the allegations involved in the Trump 'University' scandal to find serious support for Romney's conclusions." [Huffington Post 08/03/2016]

  • Incapacity to maintain enduring relationships, though having no difficulty to establish them:
      Donald Trump behavior: Donald Trump stated: "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] "Trump - who has been married three times - separated from his first wife, Ivana, after his affair with Marla Maples became widely known. Trump and Ivana finalized their divorce in 1992. Trump married Maples in December 1993, two months after she gave birth to a daughter. Trump divorced Maples in 1999 and married Melania Knauss in 2005." [Washington Post] Trump was 17 years older than Marla Maples. Trump started dating Melania Knauss in 1998 [New York Daily News], and divorced his second wife in 1999. Melania Knauss was 24 years younger than Donald Trump, and 3 years older than Monica Lewinsky. Melania Knauss was a nude model before marrying Donald Trump and eventually becoming America's First Lady.

  • Very low tolerance to frustration and a low threshold for discharge of aggression, including violence:
      Donald Trump behavior: "At campaign rallies, Trump has encouraged his supporters to rough up protesters. 'Get 'em out of here!' he yells. 'I'd like to punch him in the face." ... "(By his own account, he once punched his second-grade music teacher, giving him a black eye.) According to Barbara Res, who in the early 1980s served as vice president in charge of construction of Trump Tower in Manhattan, the emotional core around which Donald Trump's personality constellates is anger: 'As far as the anger is concerned, that's real for sure. He's not faking it,' she told The Daily Beast in February. 'The fact that he gets mad, that's his personality.'" [The Atlantic June 2016] "There is overwhelming evidence that Trump cannot tolerate any form of criticism no matter how slight and that he is vindictive in the extreme. The confrontations that Trump had with reporters and news organizations during the primary process, particularly his weeks-long attack on Megyn Kelly are illustrative of this point, as is his shameful, despicable confrontation with Khizr Khan and his wife." [Huffington Post 08/03/2016]

  • Incapacity to experience guilt, or to profit from adverse experience, particularly punishment:
      Donald Trump behavior: "He is a serial and compulsive (pathological) liar. PolitiFact named Trump the winner of its annual 'Lie of the Year' Award in 2015 - - a competition which PolitiFact said 'was not even close,' unquestionably in reference to the fact that it rated 72% of Trump's public remarks about factual circumstances as false." [Huffington Post 08/03/2016]

  • Marked proneness to blame others, or to offer plausible rationalizations for the behavior bringing the subject into conflict with society:
      (E.g., "Other people have made it hard for me to stay out of trouble.")

      Donald Trump behavior: "He took his message that 'the system' is plotting against him to an entirely new level Sunday afternoon, insisting for the first time that polling places are also 'rigged.'" ..."Trump's attack of U.S. institutions is a tactic that Trump has deployed as his poll numbers drop and as more women step forward to detail unwanted sexual advances by him. He has turned himself into the victim - repeating at each of his rallies to tens of thousands of people that 'the system' is illegitimate and untrustworthy. 'The whole system is rigged and that's why when the media does what they're doing now, that's rigging the system folks,' Trump said Friday at a rally in Charlotte, N.C. 'It's rigging the system. The election is rigged. It's rigged like you've never seen before. They're rigging the system." [NBC News Oct. 16, 2016]

Childhood Behavior

    Aggression To People:

  • 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]

  • Often initiated physical fights:
      Donald Trump behavior: "In his memoir, 'The Art of the Deal,' Trump wrote that his main focus as a youngster was 'creating mischief.' As a second-grader, he wrote, he 'actually' gave his music teacher a black eye because 'I didn't think he knew anything about music, and I almost got expelled.'" ...

      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]

  • Was physically cruel to people:
      Donald Trump behavior: "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]

  • 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]

  • Deceitfulness:

  • 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.


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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.

  • 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.

  • 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, use of aliases, 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.


    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.

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    Historical Note

    • 73% of the US voting-eligible population didn't vote for Trump

    • Our Financial System Is Deeply Flawed The entire world is experiencing hard economic times (except for the billionaires). This is not just an American problem. This video gives an excellent quick summary of how the world is now drowning in debt. The root problem is how central banks and governments print money out of thin air to pay off their skyrocketing debts. A fundamental rule of economics is that nations can not print or spend their way out of debt. Yet America is now trying to do just that. Thus our financial system will eventually collapse under the weight of its gigantic debt. By viewing this video, hopefully you will realize that no amount of "America First", tax reduction for the rich, white supremacy or immigrant-bashing will correct this horrific financial problem. [P.S. Disregard the last 5 minute gold sales pitch given at the end of this video. The rest of the video correctly portrays our financial system.]

    • What The 1% Don't Want Us To Know In America, wealth is being concentrated into the hands of fewer and fewer extremely rich families.

    • In the past 12 months, Canada has welcomed more than 40,000 Syrian refugees and not one has become a terrorist.




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