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The content of this Web site is based on correspondence since 1996
With hundreds of people suffering from the Narcissistic Personality Disorder (narcissists)
And with thousands of their family members, friends, therapists, and colleagues.
I am the author of Malignant Self Love: Narcissism Revisited. (number 1 bestseller in its category in Barnes and Noble).
The Web site "Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revisited" is an Open Directory Cool Site and a Psych-UK recommended Site.
I am not a mental health professional though I am certified in psychological counseling techniques by Brainbench.
I am the editor of Mental Health Disorders categories in the Open Directory Project and on Mentalhelp.net. I have my own websites about the Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) and about relationships with abusive narcissists here and in HealthyPlace. You can read my work on many other Web sites: Mental Health Matters, Mental Health Sanctuary, Mental Health Today, Kathi's Mental Health Review and others.
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I suggest you read this first, "What is Pathological Narcissism?"
"A pattern of traits and behaviours which
signify infatuation and obsession with one's self to the exclusion of all others
and the egotistic and ruthless pursuit of one's gratification, dominance and
Narcissism is named after the ancient Greek myth of Narcissus who was a handsome Greek youth who rejected the desperate advances of the nymph Echo. In punishment of his cruelty, he was doomed to fall in love with his own reflection in a pool of water. Unable to consummate his love, he pined away and changed into the flower that bears his name to this very day."
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