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SSCI105

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Basic Psychology

Tawfiq Abdullah Al_Dhamari
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"The Wolf of Wall Street"
Movie Analysis Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Instructor: Dr. Fatin Khalifeh
14/4/2016

What I have learned from this research …………………………… References …………………………………………………………………… ..   The movie …………………………………………………………..... Effects …………………………………………………………………………… Conclusion ………………………………………………………………………    Treatment ……………………………………………………………..   Group therapy ………………………………………………………. Symptoms ……………………………………………………………………….. Psychological disorder ……………………………………………….... Medication …………………………………………………………… Psychotherapy ……………………………………………………….Outline : Acknowledgement ……………………………………………………………… Introduction …………………………………………………………………….. Causes …………………………………………………………………………...

In addition. Fatin Khalifeh. encouragement. Al_Dhamari . valuable advice and wise suggestion throughout Basic Psychology Course. for her guidance. the completion of this project could not have been accomplished without her" Tawfiq A.Acknowledgement: "I would like to express my sincere appreciation to our instructor Ms.

Leonardo DiCaprio (who also co-produced the film) stars as Belfort. The Wolf of Wall Street premiered in New York City on December 17. Rob Reiner. and Kyle Chandler as Patrick Denham. 2013. distributed by Paramount Pictures. with Jonah Hill as his business partner and friend Donnie Azoff.[5] The film was controversial for its morally ambiguous depiction of events. after Gangs of New York (2002). The film was the first to have been released entirely through digital distribution.Introduction : The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese. The screenplay by Terence Winter is adapted from the memoir of the same name by Jordan Belfort and recounts from Belfort's perspective his career as a stockbroker in New York City and how his firm Stratton Oakmont engaged in rampant corruption and fraud on Wall Street that ultimately led to his downfall. The film marks the director's fifth collaboration with DiCaprio. 2013. The Departed (2006). The Aviator (2004). and Shutter Island (2010). as well as his second collaboration with Winter after the television series Boardwalk Empire (2010–14). the FBI agent who tries to bring him down. and was released theatrically on December 25. Margot Robbie as his second wife Naomi Lapaglia. and Jean Desjardin are also featured. in the United States. It was a major commercial success. explicit . Jon Favreau. grossing more than $392 million worldwide during its original theatrical run to become Scorsese's highest-grossing movie to date and the 17th-highest-grossing film of 2013. Matthew McCaughey.

with praise for Scorsese's direction and the performances of DiCaprio and Hill. Jordan Belfort (played in extraordinary design by Leonardo DiCaprio). and Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor nominations for DiCaprio and Hill. and the use of animals during production. It was also recognized by numerous other awards ceremonies.in light of the fact that it's so well made as well as on the grounds that it takes after such a fascinating (clearly and amusingly narcissistic) character. profanity. Best Director for Scorsese. respectively.sexual content. depiction of hard drug use. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics. although DiCaprio did win Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy at the 71st Golden Globe Awards. The film also received controversy due to the funding of 1MDB from Malaysia. Psychological disorder: This motion picture is exceptional . including five nominations at the 86th Academy Awards ceremony: Best Picture. where the film was also nominated for Best Picture – Musical or Comedy. and that this motion picture is prone to catch in any event a portion of the foundation grants for which it will . as well as guilds and critics' associations. and was nominated for several awards. Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) for Winter. which precisely mirrors the way that this film is as enlivening as every one of the pundits are stating it may be. The film did not win in any category. That is two "outstanding's" in the primary sentence.

thus guaranteed in his conviction that nothing awful could happen. . in the middle of employments and willing to recover solid monetary balance. aggressive stock agent. and he has some genuine identity based imperfections that bring about a similarly wonderful breakdown (proviso: maybe this is questionable however I'm deciphering his "breakdown" to be only self-caused). however disorderly office stops suddenly to see the tongue-to-the-floor remarkable execution that Jordan is showing. which happens in the main third of the film. One scene. so enthusiastic about the idea of progress. Jordan is so convincingly intelligent about his perceptions of the commercial center. Jordan Belfort has some extremely recognizable qualities and shortcomings.doubtlessly be selected. he joins what might as well be called a 'Mother and Pop' stock financier. Quickly taking after the prospective employee meeting. He has some genuine abilities that bring about his magnificent climb to distinction and fortune. Jordan is directing his artful culmination. As a youthful. of unending benefits. He's overflowing certainty. indicates Jordan in out and out deals mode." In the consequent five moment group in that unravels the small. he's doing the very thing that in the long run helped him to end up an incredibly rich multi-tycoon by his mid-twenties. and the route in which (as is so regularly the case) the quality and shortcoming are unpredictably interwoven. This scene. specifically. and offers his first "penny stock" to his first "sucker. he sits at his new work area. outlines a focal quality and shortcoming of his. and he's gradually yet unquestionably 'reeling in and snaring' the hesitant outsider on the flip side of the telephone. and turning an apparently splendid and intelligible story of dreams satisfied.

but since he comprehends what individuals need. and to make them feel like they're going to get it… yet the reason it's likewise a shortcoming. it's what prompts his dis-perusing FBI specialists. and make another person feel like that achievement is inside of his or her grip.Jordan can be so incredible at this art. not on the grounds that he demonstrates unmistakable qualities like expert articulation and mystique. Like the most narcissistic of sales representative. which is a drastically darker and more shallow picture of "others" than what the vast majority have in their heads. and this addresses the contrast in the middle of control and sincere charitableness is on account of he can act like he truly needs to give other individuals what they need. On the other hand. and estranging himself from his family. . This shallow perspective of others' is the thing that furnishes Jordan's psyche with the opportunity and inspiration to make and finish on vital and amazing attempts to close the deal that move him toward more cash than can be tallied. Jordan considers kin to be pawns to be controlled out of self-hobby. they're going to lose. He can paint such a striking picture of progress. It's a momentous. and will unavoidably implode. Jordan enthusiastically submits himself to the exceptionally shameless objective of persuading masses regarding individuals to toss their well-deserved cash at terrible wagers that he knows aren't full comprehended. uncommon and commendable quality to know so distinctively what everybody needs. while all the while not thinking one lick about the way that the 'other individuals' are never going to get it.

With the assistance of a . emotional. or children have traits that cause them to behave in socially distressing manners. Symptoms & Side Effects: Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder that is characterized by an inflated sense of self coupled with an intense need for admiration and respect. These behaviors can help an individual with narcissistic personality disorder build their own self-worth. and behavioral implications. antisocial. which are conditions in which men.Narcissistic Personality Disorder Causes. and the desire to seek power. Several other disorders may commonly occur with narcissistic personality disorder. and this characteristic is often seen as a sadistic tendency. substance-related disorders. and some personality disorders (histrionic. as a person with these character traits will often isolate themselves and have limited ability to maintain relationships or function in work or school. Narcissistic personality disorder results in severe social. most of these individuals typically struggle with low self-esteem and often attempt to compensate for this fragility by degrading others. with little or no regard for how other people may feel or think. including eating disorders. Signs. Individuals suffering with narcissistic personality disorder will often exhibit traits of arrogance. If you or a loved one has been suffering with narcissistic personality disorder. Individuals who suffer with narcissistic personality disorder typically feel as though they are superior to others. borderline. However. superiority. dominance. you may understand directly the negative implications of this mental health issue. women. Narcissistic personality disorder is one of the many types of personality disorders. mood disorders. Statistics. adolescents. and paranoid).

or NPD. is part of the Cluster B.  Anecdotal evidence suggests that narcissists may be common within the financial sector as they are “able to make quick. and that 1 in 16 of the population have experienced NPD.  In 2009. or Dramatic group of disorders and is a mental illness that manifests as an excessive preoccupation with personal . Statistics on Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Statistics about narcissistic personality disorder are helpful as they can provide greater comprehension about this state in addition to creating improved outcomes for those who are suffering with this mental health condition. The following are important statistics about narcissistic personality disorder that may be helpful in forming better understanding:  Life prevalence of narcissistic personality disorder is estimated at 1% in the general population and 2-16% in clinical populations.  Narcissistic personality disorder can be comorbid with DSM Axis 1 major depressive disorders. Narcissistic Personality Disorder.professional treatment team. Twinge and Campbell conducted studies suggesting that the incidence of NPD had more than doubled in the US in the prior 10 years. bold decisions without any thought for the consequences these might have on other people”. you or your loved one can address narcissistic personality disorder and begin a journey of healing and wellness.

or defeat. Although symptoms are frequently judged as being excessively arrogant and perceptions are that the person with NPD believes that they are superior to peers. or appear to believe they have an unjustified sense of entitlement and demonstrate grandiosity in their beliefs and behavior. NPD can also develop as a result of Preoccupied or Unresolved Attachments with Primary Caregivers. narcissism develops. through abuse or neglect. vanity and prestige. NPD is in fact similar to an almost bullet-proof emotional shield that has been erected as an attempt to entirely protect their feelings and belief that they are inferior in some way. when a child is abused or when they experience trauma the mind attempts to discover a method to help forget about the wounds and to prevent this abuse from happening again. People with NPD have an overwhelming fear of powerlessness. power. People with NPD appear to be arrogant. at times perhaps with overindulgence alternating with neglectful parenting. ensuring they don’t become a victim again. They have a strong desire for admiration and praise but seem to lack any sense of empathy or ability to appreciate perspectives of others. by developing Narcissism. Erecting a defense that manifests as superiority serves to protect the mind. inadequate and perhaps a deep shame. People with NPD remain hypersensitive to insults (real or imagined).2% of the population.adequacy. the person with NPD did previously in fact feel inferior. and humiliation. NPD is often the product of childhood abuse. as a defense mechanism. as perhaps their power to be safe was taken away by somebody more powerful than them. possibly reacting with rage. It is more commonly diagnosed in males and is believed to affect approximately 6. . shame. criticism. the unconscious defends this threatening belief.

Causes of Narcissistic Personality Disorder: . Suggestion that there is something wrong with a person with NPD will devastate although they may not show it as they do find showing their own pain difficult. a vulnerable and excessively emotional child will be revealed. rarely want to change. can be helped. Now some people with PD. especially with NPD. PDAN’s basis of work is that people with any personality disorders who actually want to change. their reputation. Most narcissistic people will only reluctantly agree to go to therapy if a significant person in their life is threatening to leave them. or if someone is threatening their comfort. Many of the symptoms of NPD can be treated though psychotherapy provided the person is willing to be treated. or their status if they don’t.Families. and informing family members that sometimes people with NPD refuse any help. their ‘super-power’. The main goal of these psychotherapies is to help the person to develop healthier self-esteem and more realistic expectations of others. friends or partners of people with NPD may have difficulty persuading them into therapy as the person with NPD may believe that if they were take away their protective layer. PDAN’s role here is to walk a delicate balance informing people with NPD that there are good therapy treatments for them.

these symptoms may help you become aware of what you are dealing with or lead you to reach out for professional help. there are several factors that may be associated with the development of this disease. or child is struggling with narcissistic personality disorder. they will exhibit certain signs and symptoms that will be indicators of this mental health disorder.While there is no known cause for narcissistic personality disorder. Common signs and symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder include but are not limited to:  Obsession with self. Possible losses that may cause narcissistic personality disorder include the following:  Severe emotional abuse in childhood  Unpredictable or negligible neglect by caregivers in childhood  Excessive pampering or praise in childhood  Excessive criticism for poor behaviors in childhood  An oversensitive temperament at birth  Genetic abnormalities impacting psychobiology (connection between brain and behavior) Signs and Symptoms of Narcissistic Personality Disorder: When a man. . women. If you or a loved one is struggling with narcissistic personality disorder. adolescent.

and attractiveness.  Using others to an advantage to reach own goals. If you or your loved one has been exhibiting any of these character traits or symptoms as a result of narcissistic personality disorder. consider obtaining help and professional support .  Reacting to others with shame. anger. Appearing unemotional.  Requiring constant positive reinforcement and attention from others.  Becoming jealous easily. or humiliation.  Difficulty maintaining relationships.  Having a fragile self-esteem.  Dramatization of own importance. and achievements.  Easily rejected or hurt.  Setting unrealistic or unattainable goals. talents.  Fantasizing about success.  Desiring the best of everything. power.

consequences may arise that can affect every aspect of your well-being. mostly because of that previously mentioned missing “chip” from trait number eight.from a narcissistic personality disorder treatment center. financially and emotionally. These are some physical effects that may be experienced: . As a result of this. including sexually. Those who have narcissistic personality may come across as those that are too superior to accept help or treatment. Sadly (for you) this arrogance is beyond their ability to detect. as this resource can help guide you through any issues associated with the development of this disorder. He may show this arrogance in what he says and how he talks. If any person has NPD. mentally. The following are some of the effects of narcissistic personality disorder:  Physical Effects: Narcissistic personality disorder can impact one’s physical health. there is a good chance that he/she regularly demonstrates supreme arrogance. Understanding how narcissistic personality disorder might negatively affect the life of a loved one or you might support your decision to seek treatment for this mental health condition. and socially. including physically. this mental health issue can result in many complications if left untreated. This arrogance can manifest in a number of ways. Narcissistic Personality Disorder Effects: Though narcissistic personality disorder may not appear to have many negative implications.

 Aggressive behavior. Suicidal ideations. Some of the psychological effects that may be experienced include:  Low self-esteem.  Increased feelings of depression or anxiety.  Arrogant behavior or attitude.  Psychological Effects: Narcissistic personality disorder will have a tremendous impact on your mental health.  Increased risk of abusing drugs or alcohol. .  Hypersensitivity to insults or criticism. narcissistic personality disorder can have negative consequences on your social life. Social effects of narcissistic personality disorder include:  Inability to maintain or initiate relationships. Finally.  Lack of interpersonal skills.

Narcissistic Personality Disorder Treatment: Many people who live with narcissistic personality disorder may not necessarily be aware of how this mental health illness is affecting their well-being or their need for help or treatment. Decrease in performance at work or school. By seeking the appropriate help and care you need.  Lack of meaningful relationships due to demeaning attitude towards others. socially and psychologically as you push others away through demeaning behaviors. or even secluded from the rest of the world.  Withdrawal from loved ones. you can find the resources you need to address your narcissistic personality disorder and heal from any underlying issues that may be influencing this disease. your abilities and potentials may be severely limited as you deal with the ramifications of this disorder. Though you may feel deep in despair. Narcissistic personality disorder will impact you physically. loneliness. damaging your potential to share in a meaningful relationship with others. Though you can continue to live with narcissistic personality disorder. you can find hope and healing through the process of getting the necessary help and treatment. .

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