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Emotional Health · Film & Television · Health

‘Mad Men,’ Seriously . . .

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

Don Draper's life is dominated by an emptiness created by the longing for the mother he never had and a need to escape from that emptiness whenever he feels uncomfortable. Matthew Weiner has given us a beautifully rendered portrait of a kind of narcissistic type known as the “as if” personality disorder.

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