Armchair psychologists—and some actual clinicians—have accused President Donald Trump of several psychological conditions ever since he came to national attention in the 1980s. The most common accusation concerns Narcissistic Personality Disorder, but now people say Trump has a messiah or messianic complex.
A messiah complex is a term from psychology. It is closely associated with grandiosity, megalomania and delusional disorder: grandiose type.
People Are So on Board With This Idea for How to Avoid Electing Someone Like Donald Trump Ever Again
Much speculation has been made in regards to President Donald Trump's temperament, with more than a few people accusing the President of being a narcissist. Now journalist Steven Beschloss is suggesting the United States needs to create safeguards against electing people mentally unfit for the office of President.
On Monday, Beschloss took to Twitter to make his case.
Before Conservatives Hailed Trump's Meeting With Kanye, They Railed Against Obama for Meeting With Rappers--Because Of Course They Did
As most of the world now knows, artist Kanye West visited President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday. The lunch meeting included an almost 10 minute rambling diatribe from West who revealed in August he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
While West now claims it was a misdiagnosis and he only suffers from sleep deprivation, many thought the rapper and designers behavior resembled a manic episode. Especially after West went to an Apple Store after leaving the White House and climbed on a table to deliver an impromptu "keynote" address.
Kanye West Followed Up His Oval Office Meeting With a Bizarre 'Keynote' Address on Top of a Table in an Apple Store, and Hoo Boy
In August of 2018, artist and designer Kanye West made several public appearances where he acknowledged his diagnosis with bipolar disorder. But in a rambling, seemingly manic appearance with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House on Thursday, West walked back his earlier statements claiming he was "misdiagnosed" and only "sleep deprived."
People with firsthand experience with the mental illness are inclined to believe his earlier statement.
Conservative Pundit Just Explained What Was So Disturbing About Kanye's Oval Office Meeting, and People Wholeheartedly Agree
Video of artist Kanye West's Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump began to make the rounds on social media and on cable news programs Thursday afternoon. While many found the footage entertaining, not everyone is laughing.
CNN host, conservative political commentator and writer S.E. Cupp is one of those people.
In an attempt to meet a recruitment goal of 80,000 new soldiers, people with a history of cutting, bipolar disorder, depression and drug and alcohol abuse can now seek waivers to join the United States Army. The policy, enacted in August, went unannounced to the public. It joins other Army policy changes like hairstyles, beards, and headdress.
To meet last year's goal of 69,000 new recruits, the Army accepted more who scored poorly on aptitude tests, increased waivers granted for marijuana use and offered hundreds of millions of dollars in enlistment bonuses.