"In Greek mythology, Narcissis was cursed with self-obsession. He fell in love with his own reflection and it didn"t end well.The modern day condition Narcissistic Personality Disorder --is no myth. Grandiose narcissism can devastateboth the sufferer and those who love them.Joan Crawford: "No wire hangers! What"s wire hangers doing hanging in this closet when I told you no wire hangers ever?" Narcissistic Personality Disorder is exhibited by a pervasive pattern of grandiosity, the need for admiration and a lack of empathy. Clinicians find that a classic narcissist often seeks an occupation to fit their image. Think politics, performance, clergy.ll of us have the capacity to brag or become self-absorbed at times. Like when we"re trying to impress a date or get a big job promotion. So when is it a real problem?Narcissistic Personality Disorder doesn"t present until late adolescence or early adulthood. The cause is not precisely known but Dr. McNeal, like other therapists, believes it starts in childhood."
Search Mental Health Providers Find Similar Resources