What are the characteristics of a narcissistic personality disorder?
People with narcissistic personality disorder are characterized by feelings of grandeur, preoccupations with success, and constant need for attention.
Despite these grand feelings, they also suffer from easily shattered self-esteem and are concerned with how others view them.
John is arrested for committing a series of crimes including battery, theft, arson, and attempted murder. He expresses no remorse for the crimes and lies easily about his involvement in them despite solid evidence that he committed them. What personality disorder best fits his profile?
True or false: A person who experiences depersonalization disorder becomes totally devoid or personality and enters a semi-catatonic state.
False; A person who experiences depersonalization disorder feels detached from his or her own behaviors, experiencing them as if he or she is watching them from outside the body rather than actively participating.
AP Psychology: Personality
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to review the central concepts and terms of personality in preparation for the AP Psychology exam