The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism Is Seducing America (Hardcover)

How Celebrity Narcissism Is Seducing America

By Drew Pinsky, S. Mark Young

HarperTorch, 9780061582332, 271pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009

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Description

In the eye-opening New York Times bestseller, The Mirror Effect, widely respected addiction and behavior specialist and producer/host of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew on VH1, Dr. Drew Pinsky takes a hard look at the profound changes blogging, tweeting, tabloids, and reality TV are having on the American way of life. An important wake up call for every parent, co-written with Dr. S. Mark Young, The Mirror Effect is a groundbreaking exploration of celebrity narcissism and how it is damaging our culture and our children.


Praise For The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism Is Seducing America

“When it comes to judging celebrities and their behavior, it might be best to take a good look in the mirror.”
-New York Post

“Pinsky spells out a theory that stars are predisposed to narcissistic personality disorder long before they become famous….[The Mirror Effect] becomes a psychology lesson with celebrities as examples.”
-Wired

“Drew and Mark [talk] about the changing perception of celebrities, the hidden narcissism in all of us, and what parents can do to save their kids from the cult of Miley Cyrus.”
-Babble.com

“A compelling and intelligent study of the repercussions of today’s fame-obsessed society.”
-Flavorpill.com

“The Mirror Effect is a smooth read.…It stresses the importance of learning empathy, and how to pass that on to impressionable young people.…a how-to guide for social change that promotes individual progress.”
-LAist

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