A Brief History of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Written by Angela Atkinson

What is NPD? A Brief History of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Here’s a brief history of narcissistic personality disorder that will take you back thousands of years to the very first mention of narcissism (yeah, we’re talking about Narcissus), and Angie and the rest of the ragtag bunch will take you through the centuries to today’s official DSM diagnostic criteria of NPD or narcissistic personality disorder. Featuring the theories of Sigmund Freud, among other psychoanalysts and psychiatrists. Might offer some insight into the psychology of NPD, including gaslighting and more.

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