Narcissistic Personality Disorder may have a serious impact on an individual’s ability to promote the best interest of their children and negatively affect their marriage. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM V), the criteria of Narcissistic Personality Disorder include:
A pervasive pattern of grandiosity (in fantasy or behavior), a constant need for admiration, and a lack of empathy, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts, as indicated by the presence of at least 5 of the following 9 criteria:
According to the Mayo Clinic, signs and symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder and the severity of symptoms vary.
People with the disorder can:
Additionally, those with narcissistic personality disorder have trouble handling anything they perceive as criticism, and they can:
Unsurprisingly, individuals with these traits often find themselves involved in divorce suits. Our clients have struggled with the following issues arising from relationships with affected spouses:
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