Narcissism and Suicidality, A Virtual Talk

Friday, September 24, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM CST via Zoom

Psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, author and editor Dr. Glen Gabbard, M.D. will explore the psychopathology of narcissistic personality disorder, the risk factors for suicidality, and what modes of treatment may be most effective in this continuing education presentation.

About the Presentation:

Narcissism has at least three variations: the grandiose, the hypervigilant, and the high functioning. Suicide has not been systematically studied among narcissists. However, we have some preliminary data on what risk factors should make clinicians concerned about the possibility of suicide. Tune in as Dr. Glen Gabbard, M.D. explores suicidality in patients who present with narcissistic personality disorder, as well as what modes of treatment may be most effective in this virtual talk. At the conclusion of the presentation, clinicians will have the option of earning 1 Continuing Education credit upon successful completion of a course evaluation.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Glen Gabbard currently serves as Clinical Professor of Psychology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Training and Supervising Analyst at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, and he is currently in full-time private practice of psychiatry and psychoanalysis. Previous positions include Brown Foundation Chair of Psychoanalysis and Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston from 2001-2011 and Director of the Menninger Hospital in Topeka, Kansas from 1989-1994. Dr. Gabbard has authored or edited 29 books and over 360 scientific papers and book chapters. He has received many honors and awards, including the American Psychiatric Association/NIMH Vestermark Award for Psychiatric Education in 2010 and the prestigious Mary Sigourney Award in 2000 for outstanding contributions to psychoanalysis. He was Joint Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis from 2001—2007, the first non-British analyst to hold that position, and served as President of the American College of Psychiatrists from 2006 to 2007. Dr. Gabbard’s textbooks have been translated into Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Danish, Chinese, Greek, Romanian and Spanish, and he has lectured throughout Europe, South America and Australia, as well as in the United States and Canada.