This article describes the traits of antisocial personality disorder, medication and treatment recommendations, and suggestions for loved ones and healthcare professionals. Real-life examples of traits and patient care are provided.
This article corrects the misconceptions about narcissism and discusses differences between covert (inverted) and overt narcissists. The contributions of self-efficacy and self-esteem to these types are discussed and a more inclusive model of the disorder presented.
Do bad thoughts pop into your mind for no reason? Do you think about hurting other people—or yourself? Do your thoughts embarrass you? If so, you may suffer from intrusive thoughts. Learn more here.
Do you fear being alone and think you cannot cope without someone else by your side? You may have dependent personality disorder.
Being aware of how narcissistic injury can create rage and revenge seeking in the individual with Narcissistic Personality Disorder can be helpful to avoid victimization.
Many people believe that narcissists are incapable of experiencing empathy but research suggests this may not be true.