Narcissistic Personality Disorder
What is A Personality Disorder?
So How Is Narcissism considered a disorder?
exaggerated self importance
expectation to be known as a superior
distracted by fantasies including power success intelligence and the idea of a flawless partner
Constantly needs admiration and entitlement
special favors are expected
envy is both ways for the person,believes people are envious and can be envious of others
Inability to recognize others feelings, therefore sympathy and empathy are absent.
What is The cause?
Prevalance and patterns
Is there any treatments?
Long term psychotherapy is one of the only treatments for this disorder. Psychotherapy focuses on how the person interacts during the sessions , helps the person to try to find emotions and corrects egotistical behaviors.
Medicine can be used also but usually for those who suffer depression and anxiety due to the disorder.
It is hard to treat the actual disorder itself because it is all based on the individual's past experiences and who or what it was caused rather than their self centered needs.
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