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Is antisocial personality and narcissism the same thing?

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Dr. Martha Stark
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: No :)

Antisocial personality (aka sociopathy or psychopathy) speaks to "superego lacunae" (i.
e., a swiss-cheese conscience that knows little remorse / little regret / little guilt), whereas unhealthy narcissism speaks to a more fragile / vulnerable sense of self that is needing constant external reinforcement and stroking. (btw, asocial personalities are simply not that comfortable around people.).

In brief: No :)

Antisocial personality (aka sociopathy or psychopathy) speaks to "superego lacunae" (i.
e., a swiss-cheese conscience that knows little remorse / little regret / little guilt), whereas unhealthy narcissism speaks to a more fragile / vulnerable sense of self that is needing constant external reinforcement and stroking. (btw, asocial personalities are simply not that comfortable around people.).
Dr. Martha Stark
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: No

The hallmark of antisocial PD is a person with no conscience or sense of right and wrong, is predatory, is at great risk for criminal activity, is opportunistic, cold, and calculating.
The hallmark of a narcissist is an immense ego, grandiosity, and self-importance, as well as being entitled. The core of a narcissist is profound insecurity.

In brief: No

The hallmark of antisocial PD is a person with no conscience or sense of right and wrong, is predatory, is at great risk for criminal activity, is opportunistic, cold, and calculating.
The hallmark of a narcissist is an immense ego, grandiosity, and self-importance, as well as being entitled. The core of a narcissist is profound insecurity.
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