No one has the real answer to that one. It could be genetic and learned habits from a parent, or they can acquire this later in life. The label "Nacissist" is flung around far too often and unless a professional has examined anyone then no one else has a right to use arm chair Psychology. Narcissism can be mistaken for being a perfectionist, extremely intelligent (acts anti-social and ego-maniacal at times) or could have anger issues. It's best to have a child psychologist speak with your child (alone) and make the diagnosis.answerI think sometimes the family appears TOO normal but it really isn't. Not by a long shot. Dysfunctional, abusive families can and will present an All-American image to a fault. The child grows up learning to present a false image to others. All of us do that to some extent, to deal with life and reality. But with a narcissist it is way beyond control. They become addicted to that false image and the attention, negative or positive.
This is just my opinion, but i am under the impression part of the narcissist "suffering" is addictive behaviors. Sex, attention, applause, etc. They cant do without it for one minute. According to some clinical statistics and studies. A high percentage of N's also have co-morbid features, most notably obsessive /compulsive disorders and/or an addiction to drugs, gambling, etc. These traits are considered to be an inherited predispostion - genetic in origin. Makes me wonder if the predisposed genetic material for Naricissism is bundled into some of these chromosomes.
There has been relatively little research into NPD and its genetic origin, if any. Narcissism is very new compared to other disorders which have been studied for decades. Even the statistics vary widely. Some say only 1% of the population suffers from it while other sources say as much as 15% may be affected. The catch is you cant get most narcissists to set foot into a therapist office for a diagnoses for the simple fact they don't think anything is wrong with them. I believe that more than 2% of the population may possess varying degrees of narcissism. But to have a full blown Narcissistic personality disorder is relatively rare. Even that is open to argument because the labels we place on any disorder are higly subjective and really an abstract Human opinion, professional or not.
If you have a child close to you that is exhibiting narcissistc traits please get him some help imediately. First from a medical physician (to rule out any physical defects) and then from a counselor or psychiatrist. The sooner you begin treatment the better. If there is any one time to "cure" a narcisssist it would be in the childhodd /adolescent years. BTW, Narcissism cannot and will not be diagnosed under a certain age, (18 I think) because their personality is not fully developed. So really the "child as a narcissist" point is moot. Just get him some professional help and nip it in the bud.
It is highly likely that a child raised by very narcissistic parents will not become narcissistic. They might struggle to undo enmeshment, dependence, and approval seeking behaviors. It depends on how much the child perceives his or her own sense of otherness in comparison to his or her parent.
If you are constantly talking in an overly positive way about yourself, you may be becoming a narcissistic person. Narcissism is a personality disorder.
leave. become boring and leave.
I don't think that anyone becomes one they just are that way from the beginning and there are celebrities who are narcissistic - lots of them I do believe. They are no different from anyone else.
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Easy! It's always all about them. Your converstions with, time spent them, and then your entire life will be all about THEM. After they draw you in and gain your trust, that's when they have you. You will become a prisoner of their Narcissistic desires. The best way to deal with Narcissists is to get away from them. Fast!
I would tell her that parenting support groups can cultivate not only a group of friends that have similar interests and struggles but also a place with a nonjudgmental professional that can help her become the best parent she can be.
Oh yes mines went off on a rampage whenever I don't do what he wants me to do
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Not necessarily, but they are probably at higher risk than someone who has benefited from having good parentingmodeled by their own parents as they grew up. We learn much, if not most, of our parenting skills from our own parents because they are the ones we observe most. Those who come from bad family situations may need to seek out other role models for good parenting and may even need to seek out some parenting classes to help equip them with ideas, methods, etc. for improving on their parenting. Good parents have already learned the need for continual effort to improve on their own parenting skills even if their skills are already good. Good sources of counsel and advice can be parents of friends, people at church, or anyone you admire for the results of their parenting.
Extensive plastic surgery was involved. And it really hasn't impacted the world. He's just become more narcissistic.
You can become narcissistic afterwards, but you will not turn into a true narcissist. Stay away from him and go back to your family and hang around them for a while.
lmfao bad parenting ftw! call animal control!
Yes. This is implemented in order to help a soon-to-be parent (adoptive or foster)prepare for their future rolls.
They are not related by blood; they become husband and wife.
They can become good parents. There is a better chance that drug use will have a more negative effect on parenting skills, but that isn;t to say that if you do drugs, you will definitely be a bad parent.
Basically you had to be related to the Pharoh in order to become a Pharoh.
He's playing you like a fine fiddle. Narcissistic people are ego-maniacs, controllers and can be verbally abusive (even physically abusive at times.) They love to feel in control so "game playing" is high on their list and that's exactly what this guy is doing to you. A person that loves you does not treat you in this manner. Tell him to get lost! Get on your own two feet and become independent and think of the signs of this narcissistic ex-boyfriend and learn from your mistakes. There is never a happy ending in a narcissistic relationship.
It always was.
Probably, a narissistic person thinks only of themselves, no one else.
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