Definition of Narcissistic personality

1. Noun. Personality marked by self-love and self-absorption; unrealistic views about your own qualities and little regard for others.

Generic synonyms: Personality



Medical Definition of Narcissistic personality

1. A psychoanalytic term meaning self-love. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Narcissistic Personality

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Literary usage of Narcissistic personality

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"narcissistic personality Disorder Engagement In trying to engage and assess patients, therapists should remember that patients with narcissistic personality ..."

2. I Love You Madly! Workbook: Insight Enhancement About Healthy and Disturbed ...by Robert Gordon by Robert Gordon (2007)
"For example, egocentricity characterizes the narcissistic personality Disorder. ... People with a narcissistic personality Disorder are often overly ..."

3. Helping Employers Comply with the ADA: An Assessment of How the United edited by Roy G. Moy (2000)
"15. personality disorder, or narcissistic personality disorder.35 The guidance generally is clear on the issue of violent or threatening behavior. ..."

4. Batterer Intervention: Program Approaches & Criminal Justice Strategies by Christine Smith, Kerry Healey, Chris O'Sullivan (1999)
"... 25 percent showed narcissistic personality traits; 24 percent showed passive-aggressive traits; and 19 percent were clinically depressed. ..."

5. The Sex Offenderby Barbara K. Schwartz, Henry R. Cellini by Barbara K. Schwartz, Henry R. Cellini (1999)
"Shame and the narcissistic personality. In DL Nathanson (Ed.), The many faces of shame (pp. 93-132). New York: Guilford Press. Lewis, HB (1991). ..."

6. The Science, Treatment, and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviorsby Diana H. Fishbein by Diana H. Fishbein (2004)
"15-7 Etiology of Necrophilia 15-7 The Sanity Consensus 15-8 The Antisocial and narcissistic personality Disorders 15-8 Psychological and Circumstantial ..."

7. Individual Differences in the Behavioral Etiology of Drug Abuse edited by Harold W. Gordon, Meyer D. Glantz (1997)
"It is highly loaded for borderline, paranoid, and narcissistic personality disorder traits. Factor 2 is bipolar, loaded at one extreme on histrionic ..."

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