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Narcissistic Personality Disorder

  • By: William Keith Campbell & Joshua David Miller
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder that includes grandiosity, a lack of empathy for others, and a range of behaviors that serve to maintain and increase self-esteem. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental ...