Narcissism Explained is a comprehensive educational psychology app which explains in a detailed manner the concept of narcissism, malignant narcissism, covert narcissism, and the psychiatric condition known as NPD or narcissistic personality disorder. The developer relies both on his own knowledge and experiences dealing with narcissism and narcissists and on the expertise of a host of psychologists and psychiatrists. The American Psychiatric Association is also used as a primary reference in the app. The developer makes a point to distinguish the psychiatric disorder known as NPD from the personality trait of narcissism.
The origin of the term narcissist is explained in detail by way of the ancient Greek myth of Narcissus. The app also includes plenty of attractive photographs depicting the theme of narcissism.
Narcissism is discussed both in terms of being a personality trait and as a diagnosable psychiatric disorder. The American Psychiatric Association’s diagnostic criteria for narcissistic personality disorder are outlined along with other negative or toxic behaviors that are common among narcissists.
This app includes a mixture of original articles written by Psycnet staff based on research and personal experiences. It also includes articles written by some of the leading experts in the field of psychology and in the area of narcissism. The result is a good mix of information on narcissism and the more serious disorder known as NPD or narcissistic personality disorder.
This app includes:
• An introduction to the topic of Narcissism
• The ancient myth of Narcissus
• A detailed explanation and description of Pathological Narcissism
• A discussion of the Causes of Narcissism
• A description of the Malignant Narcissist
• A description of Covert Narcissism
• Twelve Lies Narcissists Tell
• Famous Narcissists in History
• Tips for Spotting a Narcissist
• Ways Narcissists Try to Silence you in Arguments.
• Diversion Tactics Narcissists Use.
• Signs You’re the Victim of Narcissistic Abuse
• Terrifying ways Narcissists will provoke you
• An online self-assessment for NPD
• An online self-assessment for narcissistic traits
• An online 20 question TEST on the subject of Narcissism
And much more!
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