Adolf Hitler: 'Behind The Nazi Mind'

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Behind the Nazi Mind: Adolf Hitler With six million Jews as victims and as little as 3 million Jewish survivors, the holocaust is primarily the most well-known and one of the most traumatic events in history. The National Socialist Party, also known as the Nazi Party, is known for its anti-Semitic views with Adolf Hitler as its leader. However, not only the Jews were targeted in the major genocide. Gypsies, the mentally/physically disabled, transgender, gay, lesbian, Roman Catholics, and Poles were kept as prisoners and suffered the same starvation and brutal treatment as the Jewish prisoners. But one can only ask, why had Hitler done this? What could have led to the development of such harsh tactics and plans? Adolf Hitler was raised in a toxic environment regarding abuse of various drugs, mental illnesses, emotional and physical abuse, and military influence. With these underlying attributes to Hitler’s childhood, it is clear what had possessed the …show more content…
Hyland writes, “Hitler possessed a dysfunctional “anal” character which gave rise to intense narcissism, destructiveness, and a profound inability to relate to others.” Jung continues further to conclude that these illnesses were most likely due to a lack of psychological development in the infant or young age. Among the diagnosis of schizophrenia, Hitler was also known to have the Parkinson’s case, or a “degenerative disease of the central nervous system”. (An Overview of Adolf Hitler’s Mental Disease). The usual symptoms first target movement, usually forcing the victim to shake, become rigid, and walk increasingly slow. This disease can also lead to depression and other behavioral developments. (An Overview of Adolf Hitler’s Mental Disease). Based on this information, it is possible for the anti-Semitism mindset and ideals originated from his mental illnesses, some being developed from physical

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