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Narcissistic Personality Disorder (cont.)

What Is the Outlook for People With Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

The prognosis depends on the severity of the disorder and the degree to which people who seek treatment recognize problems within themselves and desire to change aspects of their personality that may be maladaptive.

Can Narcissistic Personality Disorder Be Prevented?

There is no known way to prevent narcissistic personality disorder.

WebMD Medical Reference

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Mayo Clinic: "Narcissistic personality disorder."

MedlinePlus: "Narcissistic personality disorder."

American Psychological Association: "Personality."

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on May 31, 2012


Last Editorial Review: 5/31/2012

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