Researchers Shine Spotlight on Narcissistic Personality Disorder


Subject:
Mental Conditions , Personality Disorders

Description:
This 2008 article considers how "[n]ow that a number of Americans have been identified as narcissists, it is time to learn more about them. For instance, why are so many narcissists men and especially young men?" Begins with a mention of Narcissus in Greek-Roman mythology, and describes the results of a study that found "the lifetime prevalence of narcissistic personality disorder among American adults is 6 percent." From the American Psychiatric Association.

Creator:
Arehart-Treichel, Joan

Publisher:
American Psychiatric Association

Language:
English

Source:
http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/43/15/38


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