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.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm
"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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