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Adolf Hitler's horrible actions cannot be attributed to a drug addiction, or simply being evil. It ended up being a combination of a psychological illness, and a psychological illness that caused him to take the actions. He suffered from a narcissistic-borderline character disorder. He didn't suddenly become mad towards the end of the war, but was shaky his entire life; when under higher stress, it became more prevalent. A narcissistic character, which is categorized as a mental illness could be explained as, "driven to control and manipulate others." The narcissist is continually seeking praise and if he doesn't receive it he gets exhausted, but "together with his paranoid attributes he can avoid this emptiness and also feel deeply engaged when protecting himself against imagined enemies," giving him the feeling of purpose. Narcissists also experience fits of anger that may be excruciating and they may project it onto somebody else and then believe that the anger originated from this person, or persons. "Controlling, manipulating, and grandiose actions are often warranted by the narcissistic personality as methods for coping with such unrealistic threats." This description matches perfectly with Hitler's perspective toward the Jews. He had no true reason to despise them feel that they were ruining the German race. He created these thoughts in his head and they only got worse over the decades to the point at which he took actions them and then tried to exterminate them completely. The borderline character, which was only recently categorized as a mental illness, is described as, "a severe disorder characterized by pervasive patterns of disturbance or instability across several domains of functioning, such as behavior (e.g., chronic anxiety about abandonment, affective instability, int...