Famous People with Narcissism

“I don’t care what you think unless it is about me.”- Kurt Cobain There are many famous people all around us that suffer from Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), more commonly referred to as narcissism. There are many well known individuals who display characteristics of narcissism, if not full blown NPD. They range from politicians to … Read more

Some Important Narcissistic Leaders in History

“It was precisely that evening in Lodi that I came to believe in myself as an unusual person and became consumed with the ambition to do the great things that until then had been but a fantasy.” Napoleon Bonaparte, “Thoughts” What makes a leader a narcissist? Narcissists have vision; but then again so do people … Read more

Is Facebook Feeding the Narcissist Ego?

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It probably comes as no surprise to you, but society appears to have become more self-focused and more tuned in to “me” time. This is certainly made obvious by the minute to minute updates posted on Facebook, MySpace or Twitter. Social media minded and tech-savvy “millennials” are the most narcissistic generation on record; the prevalence … Read more

What is the Definition of Narcissism?

Narcissism, in its most basic terms, is self-absorption to the point of being unable to empathize with others. It is a generalized personality trait that can be thought of as selfishness and self-centeredness which is taken to the extreme. Narcissism can be thought of as a spectrum or continuum with very mild traits at one … Read more

Big Ego vs Narcissism? How to Tell the Difference

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Most of us exhibit mild traits of narcissism; a certain degree of self-interest is healthy and demonstrates good psychological health. Freud wrote that healthy narcissism is an essential part of normal development. We all start out life as narcissistic infants, completely self-absorbed and ruled by impulses. Infants, obviously, are incapable of anything more. Hopefully, as … Read more