Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Discussion in 'Black Health and Wellness' started by Amnat77, May 22, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Amnat77

    Amnat77 Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2006
    Messages:
    5,428
    Likes Received:
    2,620
    Occupation:
    professional.
    Location:
    UK..not for long
    Ratings:
    +2,622
    Diagnostic criteria for 301.81 Narcissistic Personality Disorder
    (cautionary statement)

    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, as indicated by five (or more) of the following:

    (1) has a grandiose sense of self-importance (e.g., exaggerates achievements and talents, expects to be recognized as superior without commensurate achievements)

    (2) is preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, or ideal love

    (3) believes that he or she is "special" and unique and can only be understood by, or should associate with, other special or high-status people (or institutions)

    (4) requires excessive admiration :SuN049:

    (5) has a sense of entitlement, i.e., unreasonable expectations of especially favorable treatment or automatic compliance with his or her expectations

    (6) is interpersonally exploitative, i.e., takes advantage of others to achieve his or her own ends

    (7) lacks empathy: is unwilling to recognize or identify with the feelings and needs of others

    (8):SuN049:
    (9) shows arrogant, haughty behaviors or attitudes
    :SuN049::SuN049:


    http://www.behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/narcissisticpd.htm
     
  2. awo dino

    awo dino Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2009
    Messages:
    2,796
    Likes Received:
    1,255
    Occupation:
    carpenter, anthropologist, teacher. Right now I te
    Location:
    in florida for now
    Ratings:
    +1,258
    you gonna get banned. and for what?
     
  3. Amnat77

    Amnat77 Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2006
    Messages:
    5,428
    Likes Received:
    2,620
    Occupation:
    professional.
    Location:
    UK..not for long
    Ratings:
    +2,622
    DSM-IV is a tool used to diagnosis mental illness in the medical profession. I can't diagnosis mental illness, I am not a Psychiatrist but I recognize the symptoms.. just sharing information.

    Ki lo de? (what's your problem?)
     
  4. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2001
    Messages:
    34,773
    Likes Received:
    8,979
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    betwixt and between
    Ratings:
    +9,677
    I agree.

    I will not continue to babysit these two.

    No more warnings ... it's over ... one way or another.

    This thread is closed.

    :heart:

    Destee
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  1. candeesweet
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    222
  2. Clyde C Coger Jr
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    357
  3. YingYang11
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    408
  4. Flavia
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    691
  5. Fine1952
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    463
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.