Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an excessive sense of their own importance, deeply require appreciation and contain a lack of empathy for others. But behind this mask of ultra confidence lies an insecure self-esteem that’s vulnerable to the slightest criticism
A narcissistic personality disorder creates issues in many aspects of life, such as relationships, work, school or financial affairs. You may be unhappy and disappointed when you're not given the special attention or admiration you desire and believe you deserve. Others may not find enjoyment being around you, and you may find your relationships unfulfilling.
It's not understood what exactly causes narcissistic personality disorder. As with other mental disorders, the cause is likely complex and has various influences. Narcissistic personality disorder might be linked to:
Psychotherapy Narcissistic personality disorder treatment is centered on talk therapy, also known as psychotherapy. Psychotherapy can help you: