A principal-components analysis of the narcissistic personality
inventory and further evidence of its construct validity.
Disorder: Excessive grandiosity, a need for admiration, a lack of empathy, and exploitation of others characterize this disorder (American Psychiatric Association, 2000).
If we take the Cloninger's grouping into consideration, it is not hard to predict that "narcissistic vulnerability-negative affect" group shows HA temperament dimension much more frequently, while the patients belonging to the second group narcissistic personality
, described as "narcissistic grandiosity-positive affect" by Tritt, will have NS and RD temperament dimensions.
On the P Axis, Terrell diagnosed Jim as exhibiting a narcissistic personality
organization (grandiose subtype), at the neurotic-level of severity.
For decades, mental health theorists have associated entertainment stars with the narcissistic personality
Justice Roderick Evans at London's Old Bailey said James should never have been authorized to hold such a sensitive position because of his Iranian nationality, his disenchantment with the army and his oddball and narcissistic personality
It is possible that individuals with low self-esteem did not display narcissistic personality
traits, because they felt so poorly about themselves and their physiques.
5 college students nationwide who completed the Narcissistic Personality
Inventory between 1982 and 2006 and found that students' NPI scores had risen steadily over that period of time.
Her team of psychologists drew their conclusions after analyzing the answers of nearly 16,500 college students who between 1982 and 2006 took a standardized test called the Narcissistic Personality
Jean Twenge of San Diego State University, lead author of a study that found today's college students are more self-centered than their predecessors, according to scores on the Narcissistic Personality
Inventory recorded between 1982 and 2006
Blackwell was diagnosed as suffering from Narcissistic Personality
Disorder, which makes him obsessed with fantasies of unlimited success and power.
Axis II diagnoses for the group included Mixed Personality Disorder (3), Borderline Personality traits (3), and Narcissistic Personality
Traits (2), and Dependent Personality Disorder (2).