Narcissistic defences

Narcissistic defences are those processes whereby the idealised aspects of the self are preserved, and its limitations denied. They tend to be rigid and totalistic. They are often driven by feelings of shame and guilt, conscious or unconscious. ==Origins== Narcissistic defenses are among the earliest defense mechanisms to emerge, and include denia...
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