Com 225 Oct 9 - Narcissism Self Importance APA Diagnosis...

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Narcissism Self Importance APA Diagnosis Recognized by APA as a potentially dangerous personality disorder Must show at least 5 of 12 characteristics Characteristics 1. Inflated Sense of self importance/arrogance. a. At a deep sense they feel unimportant. 2. Expectation of special treatment. a. They expect constant gifting and worshipped. 3. Lack of long-term, meaningful relations. 4. Preoccupation with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty or perfect.j 5. Excessive need for control. a. Extreme Autocrat. 6. Depersonalization of others a. Treating you as an object i. World War 2 propaganda. Conclusion There is no known remedy for narcissism. There also is a high correlation between male narcissism and sexual assault. Sequential Influence Techniques Sequential influence techniques are ways that people get others to do what they want by “setting them up” in a series of communicative “moves.” They involve more than one conversational “moves”; 2 stages.
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