Pathological narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder.

@article{Pincus2010PathologicalNA,
  title={Pathological narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder.},
  author={Aaron L. Pincus and Mark R Lukowitsky},
  journal={Annual review of clinical psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={6},
  pages={
          421-46
        }
}
We review the literature on pathological narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) and describe a significant criterion problem related to four inconsistencies in phenotypic descriptions and taxonomic models across clinical theory, research, and practice; psychiatric diagnosis; and social/personality psychology. This impedes scientific synthesis, weakens narcissism's nomological net, and contributes to a discrepancy between low prevalence rates of NPD and higher rates of… 
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