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  • Sam DiFranco

NARCISSISM

Almost everyone occasionally engages in narcissistic behavior, however, Narcissism is excessive self-involvement that causes a person to ignore the needs of others.

For those who experience Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD,) they usually have personalities characterized be intense self-involvement and disregard for others.

WHAT CAUSES A NARCISSISTIC PERSON TO PERFORM BEHAVIORS?

  1. Preoccupation with fantasies of extreme success, power, or fame.

  2. Constant need for admiration and affirmation.

  3. A strong sense of entitlement.

  4. Envy of others, particularly their achievements, or belief that others should envy them.

  5. Belief that they are special or unique.

SYMPTOMS OF NARCISSISTIC BEHAVIOR: – Attention seeking – Entitlement – Approval-seeking


Therapy can help with narcissism. At Star Point Counseling center, The right therapist can support a person with NPD to understand the effects of their condition and steadily move toward healthier behaviors.

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