Name: Dr. Sam Vaknin
Educational Qualification: Professor
Designation: Professor of Psychology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Professor of Finance
University: Southern Federal University
Research Interests: Personality Disorders
Biography: Sam Vaknin is the author of "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited" and other books about personality disorders. His work is cited in hundreds of books and dozens of academic papers. He is Visiting Professor of Psychology, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Professor of Finance and Psychology in CIAPS (Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies). He spent the past 6 years developing a treatment modality for Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Over the years, with volunteers, it was found to be effective with clients suffering from a major depressive episode as well.
Beattie, Melody. Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself. San Francisco: Hazelden/Harper Collins, 1987.
Johnson, Sonia. Wildfire: Igniting the She/Volution. Albuquerque, NM: Wildfire Books, 1989.
Katz, Dr. Stan J., and Eimee E. Liu. The Codependency Conspiracy: How to Break the Recovery Habit and Take Charge of Your Life. New York: Warner Books, 1991.
Bradshaw, J. J. (1988). Healing the shame that binds you. Deerfield Beach, Fl: Health Communications.
Cermak, T. L. (1986). Diagnosing and treating co-dependence. Minnesota: Johnson Institute.
Weinfold, Niva. Codependency as Normalcy. New York: Pasta Press, 2009
Cassel C. Reflections on Playing God. Ann Int Med 1992;116:163-164.
Fischer, J. and Crawford, D. (1992). Codependency and Parenting Styles. Journal of Adolescent Research, 7(3), pp.352-363.
Martsolf, D. (2002). Codependency, Boundaries, and Professional Nurse Caring: Understanding Similarities and Differences in Nursing Practice. Orthopaedic Nursing, 21(6), pp.61-67.
Lancer, D. (2014), Conquering Shame and Codependency: 8 Steps to Freeing the True You. Hazelden Foundation.
Vaknin, Sam. Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited. Prague and Skopje, Narcissus Publications, 1999-2015