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    Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a mental disorder in which a person has an unrealistic sense of superiority. In other words, a narcissist is a person who is really who think they are more important than everyone else and should only be affiliated with people who share the same special-ness. Comparably, to many other mental illness, Narcissistic Personality Disorder is predominately controlled by emotional behavior, which parallels, paranoid, borderline, and fascination with power, status and vanity. People with NPD are sensitive to criticism and react with extreme rage or degradation of others make themselves feel superior. Narcissistic Personality Disorder affects 1% of the population and is more commonly found in men. There is…

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    Narcissistic Personality Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is a mental disorder that causes people to think that they are more superior and important than anyone else. People with NPD have a hard time interacting with other people. There is no evidence of an exact cause of NPD, but most researchers believe it develops during childhood and adolescence and reaches it’s peak in adulthood. The basic treatment for NPD is hospitalization and psychotherapy. Mayo Clinic defines…

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    Narcissistic personality disorder is a rare, complex mental disorder. From Mayo clinic the symptoms include Believing your better than others, being obsessed with power, success and attractiveness. Failing to see other’s emotions, setting unrealistic goals and easily being hurt or rejected. The combination creates an easily angered aggressive, person who only cares about themselves. Saber is an Narcissistic, which he picked up from his mother. You can see his Narcissism in three main symptoms…

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    Narcissistic Personality Disorder The American Psychiatric Association (2013) defines Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) as, “A pervasive pattern of grandiosity (in fantasy or behavior), need for admiration, and lack of empathy, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts” (p. 669). The APA (2013) goes on to state that an individual who meets the criteria for NPD shall meet at least five of the following criteria: 1) absurd/exaggerated self-importance, 2) imagined…

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    Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a disorder with a major sense of self-importance, a deep need for approval and a lack of understanding for others. But behind this self-importance is an easily broken self-esteem that is defenseless to the slightest disapproval. Narcissistic is defined as having an extreme interest in oneself and one's physical appearance. A narcissistic personality disorder causes problems in many areas of life, such as relationships, work, school or financial affairs.…

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    It didn’t occur to me until I arrived home and talked to some friends about my train ride home that the person I talked to on the train was suffering from narcissistic personality disorder. Robert walked with a certain air as if he served such a high degree of importance and had succeeded and accomplished very much. He was a young man who would like to focus the attention on himself constantly. As the train was leaving Chicago to Lincoln, I watched the train station in the distance, and noticed…

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    Corey Madison is a 36 year old married man. Until recently, Corey was a lawyer, but he was recently fired and is currently unemployed. When Corey was seven years old, his parents divorced and Corey grew up living with his mother and two younger brothers. Corey has been married for two years, but his wife recently discovered his involvement in several extramarital relationships and he is now in therapy at the behest of his wife. Corey suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder (“NPD”).…

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    Along with many others I am disappointed in the way that our society is shaping out. However, I am not upset because of the fact that gay people can marry, or that transgender people can be recognized for changing their bodies to fit their mentality, but rather because of the way that people are responding to these changes. I am under no authority to judge people for who they love or who they are, and neither is any other person who walks this earth. It brings me great sorrow that people have…

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    many characteristics that resemble a narcissist. But is he a narcissist or someone with a narcissistic personality disorder? A narcissist is someone who is in love with him or her self. A person with narcissistic personality disorder is “conceited, boastful, or pretentious.” They view other people as inferior to them and treat them accordingly. Those with narcissistic personality disorder desire the best of the best, for instance; an extravagant vehicle or a prestigious home. They are…

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    Some useful tips on how to deal with someone with narcissistic personality disorder As of today, no one really knows what causes narcissistic personality disorder. Since it has become a challenge to determine the causes for narcissistic personality disorder, dealing with narcissistic personality disorder naturally has also turned out to be another difficult task for many psychologists and doctors. Therefore, the current best option on how to live with someone with narcissistic personality…

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