The Difference between Borderline and Narcissistic Personalities

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) are two conditions that can be difficult to differentiate as they share some similar symptoms. The two personality disorders are both listed in the “B cluster” group in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) and both include erratic, dramatic, and emotional behaviors. However, […] Read more »

What are the Differences between Narcissism and Alcoholic Selfishness?

“I have heard that alcoholism can look just like narcissism when a person is abusing, but when the person sobers up the narcissism goes away. What is the difference between narcissism (NPD) and alcoholic selfishness?” NPD, or narcissistic personality disorder, is a condition where the narcissism is an integral part of the person’s personality. Therefore, […] Read more »