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Can historic personality disorder and narcissistic personality disorder similar or difference?

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Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience in psychiatry
Differences: Narcissists have a pattern of grandiosity, a need for admiration and a lack of empathy. They are often arrogant, think that they are important, exaggerate their achievements and have a sense of entitlement. Histrionics are overly dramatic and appear like they are acting. They are seeking attention and may be overly sexualised. Their emotions are overexaggerated.
Answered on May 29, 2016

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