Presents a review of narcissistic personality disorder explaining the range from personality trait to full-blown disorder. Narcissists succeed because they can articulate a vision and make others follow. This book shows the inner life of narcissists and the internal conflicts between self-confidence, arrogance, shame, and insecurity.
From myth to personality disorder A normal asset with cultural differences The origins and scope of Narcissistic personality disorder Identifying pathological narcissism Differentiating pathological narcissism Asset or disruption? Narcissism in the workplace My way or no way! Narcissism and suicide Correction or corrosion? Changes in pathological narcissism.
Description based upon print version of record. Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-231) and index.