Personality Treatment of Narcissistic Disorder
Narcissistic treatment personality disorder-People who have this disorder will lack of ability in empathizing with others and self importance. Beside, this condition can be described as self centered, demanding, arrogant and manipulative. They may also concentrate on their own beauty, success, brilliance, and be convinced which they deserve special treatment. These characteristics are typically start from early adulthood. They must be consistently evident in multiple contexts such as in relationships and at work.
Moreover, people who have narcissistic personality disorder believe that they are special and superior. In addition, people with it try to associate with other people which they believe such as unique and gifted in some way. The association trigger their self esteem that is quite fragile underneath the surface. Individuals with NPD seek excessive attention and admiration in order to know which others thought highly of them. People who have narcissistic personality disorder have difficulty to tolerate defeat or criticism and may be left feeling humiliated. Sometimes, they are empty to experience an ‘injury’ in the form of rejection or criticism.
The Symptoms of Narcissistic personality disorder
- Exaggerates own importance
- Requires constant admiration and attention from others
- Is preoccupied with fantasies of power, beauty, success, intelligence or ideal romance
- Believe that she or he is special, and she/he can be understood by other institutions and special people
- Takes advantages of other to reach her/his own goals
- Has unacceptable expectations of favorable treatment
- Disregards the feelings of others and lacks empathy
- Is often envious of others and believes other people are envious of him
- Shows arrogant attitudes and behaviors
Based on the recent research, 50 to 75 percent of people who diagnosed narcissistic personality disorder are male/girl/women. Additionally, it is common occur for adolescents who has the characteristics listed above such as it does not indicate which they will later developing narcissistic personality disorder.
The Causes and Treatments
The causes of narcissistic personality disorder are not yet clear. Biological and genetic factors as well as early life experience and environment are all thought in playing a role in developing this conditions.
The treatment for narcissistic personality disorder is challenging. It is because people who with this condition present with a great deal of defensiveness and grandiosity which makes it difficult for them to instabilities and acknowledge problems. Individual or group psychotherapy may can help with narcissistic personality disorder relating to others in more compassionate way and a healthier. Mentalization based therapy; transference focusing psychotherapy and schema focusing psychotherapy suggest as effective ways to treat narcissistic personality disorder.