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Harvard Psychiatrist: Trump's Sociopathy Is a Threat to the Planet

We've had narcissistic presidents before, but never one this divorced from reality.

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Some prominent experts put Donald Trump on the psychiatrist's couch and come up with really scary observations that might have you hiding under your sofa. A Persistent Loss of Reality Because Donald Trump has been a very public figure for many years, we are in an excellent position to know his behaviors—his speech and actions—which are…

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Lance Dodes, M.D., has been treating people with addictions for more than three decades. He is the author of "The Heart of Addiction" and "Breaking Addiction." He is a Training and Supervising analyst emeritus with the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and recently retired assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He lives in Southern California.