Narcissistic Personality Disorder

A common pattern of grandiosity (in fantasies or behaviors), need for admiration, and lack of empathy, beginning in early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts, as indicated by five (or more) of the following:

1. Is arrogant (eg, exaggerates his achievements and abilities; expects to be seen as superior, disproportionate to his achievements).

2. He is preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, intelligence, beauty, or supreme love. He believes he is “special” and unique, and can only be understood and associated with other special or superior individuals (or institutions).

3.She wants to be liked a lot.

4.Feels deserving (especially having unreasonable expectations that he will receive favored treatment or whatever he wants).

5.Uses others for his own benefit (takes advantage of others to achieve his own ends).

6.Unable to empathize: Does not want to understand the feelings and needs of others.

7.Often jealous of others or believes others are jealous of him.