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Narcissism, NPD, and Personality Disorders

Disclaimer: These links are offered as a professional courtesy upon request by Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.  Their content does not necessarily reflect the views of the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics.

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Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.

Political articles column:

Author archive of political columns:
Dozens of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding pathological narcissism,
narcissistic personality disorders (NPD), and personality disorders -- upon accessing the page, please scroll down to review a complete list
A psychodynamic study of narcissism, using a new vocabulary -- a bit
difficult if you haven't gone through the FAQs first
The Narcissism List (discussion)
Excerpts from the archives of the Narcissism List
The main gate to all of Dr. Vaknin's sites -- download more that 5 MB of material about
pathological narcissism, NPD, and personality disorders

Search Dr. Vaknin's entire site by going to
and clicking on the words "Search My Site" (in blue text).

The full archives of the Narcissism List (thousands of articles) are available at
Dr. Vaknin's Narcissistic Personality Disorder Suite101 site (many articles and
Philosophical essays, some of them concerned with mental health


The views and opinions expressed in links provided on this page are strictly those of their author(s).  The contents of these page have not been reviewed or approved by the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics or by the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University.

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Last modified: 03/23/2001