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personality disorder

[‚pərs·ən′al·əd·ē dis‚ȯrd·ər]
(psychology)
Any of various disorders characterized by abnormal behavior rather than by neurotic, psychotic, or mental disturbances.
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how many patients with narcissistic personality disorder are going to line up to participate in a research protocol for a disorder they don't think they have?
The treatment of histrionic and narcissistic personality disorder behaviors: A single-subject demonstration of clinical improvement using Functional Analytic Psychotherapy.
However, prosecutors dropped the charge and accepted his guilty plea to the lesser charge of manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility after a team of five experts diagnosed him with Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
The vast majority of high-conflict divorces can be explained by simply educating the Judges, attorneys and those in the court system on Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) and other Cluster B personality disorders.
And he will only deal with people "high up" the hospital hierarchy - consistent with his narcissistic personality disorder, the tribunal heard.
began the speculation earlier this year with a report that published the 16 most prominent symptoms of Narcissistic Personality Disorder and inviting fans to guess how many applied to not only Kim, but the rest of the Kardashian family.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, DSM-IV, published by the American Psychiatric Association (2000), defines narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) as someone whose behaviour is fittingly described by five of nine characteristics.
Splitting; protecting yourself while divorcing someone with borderline or narcissistic personality disorder.
Others did not shift the new model, such as an outcry about narcissistic personality disorder being represented as a trait instead of a type of disorder, according to Dr.
One of these psychological disorders that afflicts millions of people around the world, often undetected and very difficult to diagnosis is called Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NDP), a condition characterised by long-standing patterns of negative inner experience and behavior that are dreadfully rigid and innate, bringing a person into repeated conflicts with his or her social environment.