Partial index of psychological studies of U.S. presidents and presidential candidates, foreign leaders, and leading terrorist figures conducted at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics.
Author: Aubrey Immelman
Summary: Political discourse in the wake of Hillary Clinton’s nomination for president illustrates our country still struggles with gender issues. But is this because we are by nature sexist, or are our brains simply hardwired to be critical of women leaders?
Summary: Donald Trump’s primary personality patterns are ambitious / exploitative (a measure of narcissism), and outgoing / impulsive (a measure of extraversion). Secondarily, Trump exhibits a dominant / controlling pattern, supplemented by dauntless / adventurous and contentious / resolute tendencies — a personality composite best labeled a “high-dominance charismatic.”
Summary: Psychological assessment revealed that Bill Clinton is primarily Asserting/self-promoting and Outgoing/gregarious, whereas Bob Dole is primarily Controlling/dominant and Conforming/dutiful.
Saddam Hussein’s psychology can be described in terms of the syndrome of “malignant narcissism.” The core components of this syndrome are pathological narcissism, antisocial (psychopathic) features, paranoid traits, and unconstrained aggression.
Psychology offers glimpse of how he might act in office Click on image for larger view (not part of St. Cloud Times report) By Aubrey...
Summary: Psychological assessment of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, leadership style implications of Kim’s personality profile, and North Korea threat assessment with respect to U.S. national security.
Summary: Psychological assessment of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, leadership style implications of Kim’s personality profile, and North Korea threat assessment with respect to U.S. national security.
The amalgam of conscientious and narcissistic personality patterns in Ségolène Royal’s psychological profile suggests the presence of the “bureaucratic compulsive” syndrome.
Profile Hints at Putin Mindset Russian president’s ambitious nature means he’ll never let West get ahead of him By Joe Trenzeluk St. Cloud Times August...