MESSIAH COMPLEX

is a complex in which sufferers have a desire to redeem and save others, some sufferers have harboured the delusion of being a saviour of people.

MESSIAH COMPLEX: "An individual suffering from a messiah complex typically believes they are a saviour of a group of people - hence, the name messiah."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "MESSIAH COMPLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/messiah-complex/ (accessed September 22, 2017).
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