Thursday, January, 27, 2011

Causes Of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Health Encyclopedia: Narcissistic Personality Disorder


Narcissistic personality disorder is a condition in which there is an inflated sense of self-importance and an extreme preoccupation with one's self.

Causes, incidence, and risk factors

The cause of this disorder is unknown. Narcissistic personality disorder usually begins by early adulthood.

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