Donald Trump – Insights From a Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist

Posted on:January 30, 2017
Last Updated: November 10, 2023
Time to read: 5 minutes

Donald Trump’s successful bid for the American presidency has shocked the world. Countless media campaigns regarding his character and temperament have been left dumbfounded. And there certainly was fodder in his character to publicise – his xenophobic views on immigration, misogynistic rants and merciless insults to any party that threatened his self-esteem. Three psychiatry professors requested that President Obama orders Mr Trump to undergo neuropsychiatric examination, due to concerns that he “cannot distinguish between fantasy and reality”.

The relatively good news is that he isn’t that unpredictable, and where he is may very well be the best place for the world.