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What is the narcissistic personality disorder?

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Much Self-Importance

It's a condition in which there is an inflated sense of self-importance and an extreme preoccupation with oneself.
As with all personality disorders, a mental health professional diagnoses the disorder after a psychological evaluation of the history and severity of the symptoms. Psychotherapy (talk therapy) may help a person with the disorder improve functioning and relationships with others.

In brief: Much Self-Importance

It's a condition in which there is an inflated sense of self-importance and an extreme preoccupation with oneself.
As with all personality disorders, a mental health professional diagnoses the disorder after a psychological evaluation of the history and severity of the symptoms. Psychotherapy (talk therapy) may help a person with the disorder improve functioning and relationships with others.
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Narcissism

The hallmark of a narcissist is an immense ego, grandiosity, and self-importance, as well as being entitled, and a tendency to use and objectify others as well as thinking of people in all-good or all-bad terms instead of shades of gray.
The core of a narcissist is profound insecurity. Narcissists often tend to think they are amazing, but others may not agree.

In brief: Narcissism

The hallmark of a narcissist is an immense ego, grandiosity, and self-importance, as well as being entitled, and a tendency to use and objectify others as well as thinking of people in all-good or all-bad terms instead of shades of gray.
The core of a narcissist is profound insecurity. Narcissists often tend to think they are amazing, but others may not agree.
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