It is common for people with mental health issues to have a substance abuse problem - the term for this is "dual diagnosis". Since people with personality disorders have a strong tendency to not want to look at their own behaviors or inner life, many will use drugs or alcohol to avoid doing this. As for control, most who abuse drugs do not actually feel they are out of control; indeed, they will often say, "I can handle it." It is necessary to treat the addiction before a therapist can even begin to help the patient work on their mental health problem, because no progress will be made otherwise.
MuseAnswerSince a narcissist thinks they are perfect and more intelligent than anyone else it's doubtful you'd get them near a psychiatrist to be treated with any type of mood altering drug. If you could, it's possible, but along with therapy and that's near to impossible. AnswerIt's highly doubtful a Narcissist would play around with recreational drugs and may socially drink, but will always drink to a point because they are controllers and they don't like the feeling of being out of control which recreational drugs would produce. A Narcissist is more apt to take advantage of the opposite sex who is under the influence of a recreational drug. AnswerIt is highly LIKELY a N will use drugs especially cocaine as it makes them feel all powerfull. Then once the impotency and weight loss begins they may blame their partner. An N is capable of ANYTHING.
Yes Narcissist cheats. I have read one who satisfies their narcissistic supply with sex is called a Somatic Narcissist. My ex married one-and he is a pathological narcissist as I know I lived it-It is the most insidious emotional abuse one can encounter- A Somatic Narcissist tends to be very promiscuous-she/he disregards her marriage and have multiple affairs just to satisfy their need for narcissist supply -Admiration-power--The Somatic Narcissist will capture you - control you with their sexual seduction and when he/she has you completely in their control her true self will come out-cruel and unemotional-and when you no longer satisfy their narcissistic supply the Somatic Narcissist will leave you as quickly as he/she entered your life-and onto the next-As I understand Somatic Narcissist have many affairs --regardless married or not. Question what happens when one Narcissist marries another Narcissist-it should be interesting to watch
All narcissists constantly switch between somatic and cerebral, inverted ad classic.
Not normally, but it usually depends on in which way you dump them
Not really. It is the conquest that matters - it buttresses and regulates the somatic narcissist's labile emotions and volatile sense of self-worth.
is more sexual including intercourse,various deviant interests, but eventually the activity will diminish unless with multiple reationships
It's actually called sexual vs. intellectual. See the Related Link below.
they will act upset... but they will just go find someone else.
A somatic narcissist is someone who feels superior to others in relation to their body. So they think they are sexy or hot. A cerebral narcissist is someone who feels superior to other in relation to their mind. They see themselves as intellectually superior to others. Traditionally, males are more likely to be cerebral narcissists, while females are more likely to be somatic narcissists. However, when dealing with LGBT persons, these labels do not always line up along gender lines so neatly.
The Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD) is a separate mental health disorder. I assume, therefore, that you are referring to the SOMATIC female narcissist. She derives her sense of self-worth from her sexual conquests. And, yes, she is enraged by rejection.
THE NARCISSIST CEREBRAL/SOMATIC AND THE OPPOSITE SEX This chapter deals with the male narcissist and with his "relationships" with women. It would be correct to substitute one gender for another. Female narcissists treat the men in their lives in a manner indistinguishable from the way male narcissists treat "their" women. I believe that this is the case with same sex partners. To re-iterate, Primary Narcissistic Supply (PNS) is any kind of NS provided by people who are not "meaningful" or "significant" others. Adulation, attention, affirmation, fame, notoriety, sexual conquests
According to Sam Vaknin, a narcissist and self-proclaimed expert on all things narcissistic, there are two types, cerebral and somatic. The cerebral type believes himself mentally superior and the somatic type belives himself to be physically and sexually superior. These two classifications however, are not universally accepted.
yes it is somatic
Tell me about Somatic Cells ? Tell me about Somatic Cells ? Tell me about Somatic Cells ?
If you know that much about narcissism, then you know the answer to that question. Stop kidding yourself. We suggest counseling -- for couples, if she will go, and definitely for you in any case.
it is a somatic reflex
somatic cells are those from the body of organisms and somatic cells undergo mitosis
SomaticSomatic cells reproduce by mitosis. Gametes are produced by mieosis