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Personality Disorders


Clarifying the Differences Between a Covert (Inverted) Narcissist and an Overt Narcissist

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.


Can Narcissists Feel Empathy?

Many people believe that narcissists are incapable of experiencing empathy, but research suggests this may not be true.


How to Get the Narcissist's Worms Out of Your Head

Beat your narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) by kicking the parasite out of your head.


Dirty Tricks of the Narcissistic Personality Disorder

The secret means that narcissistic predators use to exploit others.


OCD and Intrusive Thoughts: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

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.


The Dynamic of Narcissistic Injury in Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Being aware of how narcissistic injury can create rage- and revenge-seeking in the individual with Narcissistic Personality Disorder can be helpful for avoiding victimization.


The Malignant Narcissist: A Joyful Sadist

This article explores the experimental diagnostic category of malignant narcissism, one of the most destructive and inhumane of all psychiatric illnesses.


Borderline Personality Disorder & Criminal Behavior

A quick look at what borderline personality disorder is and why so many in prison seem to have it.


Dealing With Dependent Personality Disorder

Do you fear being alone and think you cannot cope without someone else by your side? You may have a dependent personality disorder.


Living With Antisocial Personality Disorder 101: The Sociopath

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.