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A Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a systemic, all-pervasive condition, very much like pregnancy: either you have it or you don't. Once you have it, you have it day and night, it is an inseparable part of the personality, a recurrent set of behaviour patterns. Recent research shows that there is a condition which might be called "Transient or Temporary or Short Term Narcissism" as opposed to "The Real Thing $ The Narcissistic Personality Disorder, (NPD)" (Roningstam, 1996). The phenomenon of "Reactive Narcissistic Regression" is well known: people regress to a transient narcissistic phase in reaction to a major life crisis which threatens their mental composure. There are narcissistic touches in every personality and in this sense, all of us are narcissists to a certain extent. But this is a far cry from the NPD pathology. One bit of good news: no one knows why, but, in certain, rare, cases, with age (in one's forties), the disorder seems to decay and, finally, stay on in the form of a subdued mutation of itself. This does not universally occur, though. Based on my book "Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Revisited" $ 2003 Lidija Rangelovska Narcissus Publications
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