Unformatted text preview: his parents and peers also reject him. But Nick doesn’t give up his “dream.” Later on, he has dropped his family name and changed it. Also, he doesn’t have any love life, because he believes that people are “superficial.” Nick’s symptoms certainly show that he has an abnormal disorder. His teenage story, relationships with parents and peers, and absence of love life convey that Nick’s disorder causes not only other people get stressed out and leave but also himself be emotionally unstable. Statistically speaking, there’s few people who are willing to abandon their family and beloved ones around them to be an actor even though there’s nearly no possibility to attain the dream. So Nick is out of normal deviance. In Multiaxial DSM-IV system, Nick’s Narcissistic personality disorder is categorized in Axis II; his personality disorder has been lasted throughout his life....
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- Spring '11
- Narcissism, Nick, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Antisocial personality disorder, Narcissistic personality disorder, 25-year