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Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Clinical Features
Clinical Features of the Narcissistic Personality Disorder Opinions vary as to whether the narcissistic traits evident in in infancy, childhood, and early adolescence are pathological. Anecdotal evidence suggests that childhood abuse and trauma inflicted by parents, authority figures, or even peers provoke "secondary narcissism" and, when unresolved, may lead to the full-fledged Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) later in life. This makes eminent sense as narcissism is a defense mechanism whose role is to deflect hurt and trauma from the victim's "True Self" into a "False Self" which i...

Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Prevalence and Comorbidity
What is the Difference between Healthy Narcissism and the Pathological Kind? In my book "Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revisited", I define pathological narcissism as: "(A) life-long pattern of traits and behaviors which signify infatuation and obsession with one's self to the exclusion of all others and the egotistic and ruthless pursuit of one's gratification, dominance and ambition." Luckily for us, we are all narcissists to some degree. But healthy narcissism is adaptive, flexible, empathic, causes elation and joy (happiness), and help us to function. Pathological narcissism is mal...

What Is Narcissistic Personality Disorder And How To Deal With It Now
Narcissistic personality disorder is a personality disorder that is shown by having a grandiose state of mind in young adults. The number of people with this disorder is highly disputed with some theories stating that it can be as high as one percent of the population. However, most experts agree that this is not the case and the actual statistics are much lower. Narcissistic personality disorder is also disputed as the cause. There are two basic theories. One being that the disorder is caused by early trauma causing developmental disorders. Another theory is that it is learned behavior that h...

Narcissistic Leaders
"It was precisely that evening in Lodi that I cam to believe in myself as an unusual person and became consumed with the ambition to do the great things that until then had been but a fantasy."(Napoleon Bonaparte, "Thoughts")"They may all e called Heroes, in as much as they have derived their purposes and their vocation not from the calm regular course of things, sanctioned by the existing order, but from a concealed fount, from that inner Spirit, still hidden beneath the surface, which impinges on the outer world as a shell and bursts it into pieces - such were Alexander, Caesar, Napoleon...

Personality Development | How To Improve Your Personality?
Personality is basically a behavior, appearance and a bet of beliefs that an individual possesses imbibe from its surrounding. Each person in this world has a different and unique personality.What is personality development or personal development? It is basically improving or grooming one’s personality for enhancing ones inner and outer abilities, making stronger presence and for getting better opportunities in aspect to job and career. As you go through the blog you will come across different theories of personality, Personality development tips and pers...

How to Develop Personality Development
Personality is nothing but the aggregate conglomeration of memories and incidents in an individual's entire lifespan. Environmental factors, family background, financial conditions, genetic factors, situations and circumstances also contribute to an individual's personality.Our personality forms the very crux of who we are as an individual.A powerful and well-rounded personality accelerates success and popularity in all walks of life. Personality development is defined as a process of developing and enhancing one's personality. It helps an individual to gain confidence and high self-est...

Identifing Narcissistic People Early
Narcissistic men and women are so self centered and self indulgent that they see friends and lovers as mere extensions of themselves. They are obsessed with flattery and demand to be adored and have attention to themselves at all times. Unfortunately, these narcissistic types are very seductive and you may at first be attracted to them without realizing what you are stepping into. Because their egos are so very fragile, they constantly crave attention which eventually puts their partner at risk of being on the loosing end of the relationship. To help you with some tips on identifying wheth...

Diagnosing Personality Disorders
Personality traits are enduring, usually rigid patterns of behavior, thinking (cognition), and emoting expressed in a variety of circumstances and situations and throughout one's life (typically from early adolescence onward). Some personality traits are harmful to both oneself and to others. These are the dysfunctional traits. Often they cause discomfort and the person bearing these traits is unhappy and self-critical. This is called ego-dystony. At other times, even the most pernicious personality traits are happily endorsed and even flaunted by the patient. This is called "ego-syntony". T...

The Intermittent Explosive Narcissist
Narcissists invariably react with narcissistic rage to narcissistic injury.These two terms bear clarification:Narcissistic InjuryAny threat (real or imagined) to the narcissist's grandiose and fantastic self-perception (False Self) as perfect, omnipotent, omniscient, and entitled to special treatment and recognition, regardless of his actual accomplishments (or lack thereof).The narcissist actively solicits Narcissistic Supply adulation, compliments, admiration, subservience, attention, being feared from others in order to sustain his fragile and dysfunctional Ego. Thus, he constan...

Psychoanalytic Social Personality
Discussion Questions      What makes the psychoanalytic-social perspective of personality unique?Personality is the stable and different styles of thought, emotional responses, and behavior that characterize adaptations of a person’s to the surrounding circumstances. Therefore, the concept of the psychoanalytic social perspective of personality has previously been used to explain comprehensively what causes people to behave differently while in the similar situations and explain the consistency of an individual in their response across some of the situati...

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