narcissistic personality disorder

narcissistic personality disorder (uncountable)

  1. (psychiatry) A personality disorder characterized largely by an overinflated sense of self-importance typically caused by unbalanced parental valuation during childhood.
    People with narcissistic personality disorder usually have very low self-esteem and base all their self-worth on how much attention they get.
  • NPD (abbreviation)
  • Spanish: trastorno narcisista de la personalidad

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