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Can You Spot a Narcissist? | Dr. Phil
Do you think you could spot a narcissist? Could it be you or someone you know? Narcissistic personality disorder is a habitual pattern of grandiosity, a constant need for admiration, and a lack of empathy, beginning in early adulthood, and indicated by the following criteria. If any of these apply, you might have a narcissist in your midst! 1. A grandiose sense of self-importance where the individual exaggerates achievements and talents and expects to be recognized as superior without relevant accomplishments. 2. A preoccupation with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty or ideal love. 3. A belief that he or she is special and unique and can only be understood by, or should associate with, other special or high-status people or institutions. 4. A need for excessive admiration. 5. A sense of entitlement and unreasonable expectations of favorable treatment or automatic compliance with his or her expectations. 6. Interpersonally exploitative and takes advantage of