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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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Narcissistic Personality Disorder in DSM V-In support of retaining a significant Diagnosis, Journal of Personality Disorder, 25(2), 248-259.
Assessing suicidal youth with antisocial, borderline, or narcissistic personality disorder.
In fact, it appears likely that the diagnosis of Narcissistic Personality Disorder will be 'omitted' in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-V) of the American Psychiatric Association, as part of a revision of the taxonomic treatment of personality disorders consistent with dimensional continua of personality functioning (APA, 2011).
The work group did not include narcissistic personality disorder with initial revisions posted online in February 2010 at www.
A latent structure analysis of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition, narcissistic personality disorder criteria.
Of note, Jim did not meet the DSM-IVTR criteria for Narcissistic Personality Disorder, so without a PDM diagnosis, this major contributor to his subjectivity may have been overlooked.
Identifying the unique and common characteristics among the DSM-IV antisocial, borderline and narcissistic personality disorder.
The straight-A student admitted their manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility after it emerged he suffered from Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder -'an individual with this disorder is in love with himself, and has little positive regard for others other than in a superficial manner.
The court heard that baby-faced Blackwell, a straight A student who had won a place to study medicine at university, suffered from Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
Yesterday Blackwell, who has narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), which gives sufferers a huge sense of self-importance and can lead them into violent rages if denied their own way, pleaded guilty to two charges of manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.