Summary: Psychological assessment reveals Donald Trump’s personality is Ambitious/exploitative (narcissistic), Dominant/controlling, and Outgoing/impulsive, with a high-dominance, charismatic leadership style.
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Summary: The Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics (USPP) ‘Media Tipsheet’ offers political reporters looking for a fresh story angle a sometimes unique, often unconventional perspective on politics.
Summary: A psychological analysis (conducted summer 2015) of real estate mogul and television celebrity Donald Trump — a contender for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election — by Hannah Hoppe and Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, revealed that Trump’s predominant personality pattern is Ambitious/self-serving (a measure of narcissism) with secondary features of the Dominant/controlling and Outgoing/gregarious patterns — a personality composite best characterized as a “high-dominance charismatic.” … October 2016 update: Donald Trump’s predominant personality patterns are Ambitious/exploitative (a measure of narcissism) and Outgoing/impulsive, infused with secondary features of the Dominant/controlling pattern, and supplemented by a Dauntless/adventurous tendency. This particular personality composite can be labeled “amorous narcissism” or, in political terms, “high-dominance charismatic” — charismatic by virtue of the highly elevated primary Ambitious–Outgoing amalgam.