Narcissistic personality disorder

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Learning Issue: Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD)-MH Definition: This disorder is characterized by a persons heightened sense of self- importance and grandiose feeling of uniqueness. Risk Factors or Predisposing Factors: Epidemiology: Prevalence ranged from 2-16% in the clinical population, and <1% in the general population. Persons with this disorder may impart an unrealistic sense of omnipotence, grandiosity, beauty, and talent to their children, thus, offspring may have a greater risk for developing NPD. The number of reported cases has steadily increased. Clinical Features: 1. May exhibit grandiose sense of self-importance and expect special treatment 2. May have a high sense of entitlement 3. May not except criticism well, and may even become enraged 4. May always want their own way; frequently ambitious to achieve fame and fortune 5. May have fragile relationships, as a result of their refusal to obey conventional behavior 6. May exhibit Interpersonal exploitiveness
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