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Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder characterized by enduring patterns of inner experience and behavior that are sufficiently rigid and deep-seated to bring a person into repeated conflicts with his or her social environment. These dysfunctional patterns must be regarded as nonconforming or deviant by the person's culture, and cause significant emotional pain and/or difficulties in relationships and occupational performance. These problematic behaviors may include an inappropriate perception of themselves and others, intensity and duration of feelings outside of the norm, problems controlling impulses, and difficulty maintaining healthy relationships.

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Narcissists and Hotel Maids: The Strauss-Kahn Affair and Beyond Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 2253
Narcissist's Reactions to Deficient, Fake, Negative, Low-grade, or Static Narcissistic Supply Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 1229
Psychopathic Narcissists: The Uncanny Valley of Cold Empathy Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 3612
The Aging Narcissist Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 6583
Why Narcissists Cheat on their Spouses, Commit Adultery and have Extramarital Affairs and Liaisons Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 24296
Narcissist of Substance vs. Narcissist of Appearances Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 8213
The Narcissist in Therapy Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 8631
Twitter: Narcissism or Age-old Communication? Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 6111
Narcissistic Injury, Narcissistic Wound, and Narcissistic Scar Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 12099
Narcissists, God, and Religion Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 15099
The Narcissist as an Old Person Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 15331
The Narcissist as Eternal Child Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 16220
Adolescent Psychopathic Narcissist - A Case Study Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 16720
Transformations of Aggression in Narcissism and Psychoapthy Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 9499
Narcissistic Rage and Narcissistic Injury: Intermittent Explosive Narcissist Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 26193
The Depressive Narcissist Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 13162
Talking to a Narcissist: The Weapon of Language Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 28299
Brain and Personality Disorders Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 10243
Misdiagnosing Narcissism - The Bipolar I Disorder Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 11191
Narcissism, Substance Abuse, and Reckless Behaviours Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 25569
What is Narcissism? Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 20107
Taming the Beast: Pathological Narcissism and the Quality of Life Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 10830
Narcissism FAQ #82: The Narcissist in the Workplace Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 11266
Narcissism FAQ #81: Surviving the Narcissist Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 30281
Narcissism FAQ #80: Narcissists and Women Written by Sam Vaknin,PhD 19352