Evaluating the Mental Health of Politicians

It’s often said that to seek public office, one has to be crazy. It is also possible to determine which politicians are crazy and which ones are sane.
To determine the mental health of their patients, psychiatrists are required to use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). This manual list personality traits common to many who seek public office. The following list are the traits to evaluate your representatives.
1.An exaggerated sense of self-importance.
2.A desire for power.
3.Belief that you are special over and above the average person.
4.Need for excessive admiration.
5.A sense of entitlement.
6.Taking selfish advantage of others to achieve goals.
7.Lack of empathy for others.
8.Envious of others.
9.Arrogant, haughty, patronizing or contemptuous behaviors.

Anyone with 5 of the above traits would be classified by mental health professionals as having a narcissistic personality disorder requiring mental health treatment.
Do you know any politicians with 5 of these personality traits? This mental health list can be a good guide on who to vote for. Do we want loonies running our lives?

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