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What's the difference between low self esteem and narcissism?

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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Self esteem

You can have low self esteem without being narcissistic, although they can occur together as well.
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In brief: Self esteem

You can have low self esteem without being narcissistic, although they can occur together as well.
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Low esteen

Can be opposites.
Narcissism can have inflated self-esteem and love of self.

In brief: Low esteen

Can be opposites.
Narcissism can have inflated self-esteem and love of self.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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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, and terrible self esteem.

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, and terrible self esteem.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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