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Narcissism is the personality trait of egotism vanity, conceit, or simple selfishness. Applied to a social group, it is sometimes used to denote elitism or an indifference to the plight of others.
Study finds similarities and differences in risk factors between substance and behavioral addictions

Study finds similarities and differences in risk factors between substance and behavioral addictions

Excessive use of social media through visual postings linked to increase in narcissistic traits

Excessive use of social media through visual postings linked to increase in narcissistic traits

Researchers study what blushing reveals about emotional states of narcissistic children

Researchers study what blushing reveals about emotional states of narcissistic children

Majority of people may endorse use of revenge porn, research finds

Majority of people may endorse use of revenge porn, research finds

Study finds strong connection between pathological narcissism and sexual assault perpetration

Study finds strong connection between pathological narcissism and sexual assault perpetration

Study: Entitled attitudes appear to be linked to sexism even among women

Study: Entitled attitudes appear to be linked to sexism even among women

Spirituality in teens linked with increased positive social behaviors, reduced narcissism

Spirituality in teens linked with increased positive social behaviors, reduced narcissism

Right supramarginal gyrus in brain plays important role in empathy

Right supramarginal gyrus in brain plays important role in empathy

Longer looks: Psychology of gun control; saying goodbye; questioning ADHD

Longer looks: Psychology of gun control; saying goodbye; questioning ADHD

Study reveals sadists seem to derive pleasure from behaviors that hurt others

Study reveals sadists seem to derive pleasure from behaviors that hurt others

Study: People suffering from narcissistic disorder exhibit structural abnormalities in brain

Study: People suffering from narcissistic disorder exhibit structural abnormalities in brain

Research reveals that public support for war influences PTSD among soldiers

Research reveals that public support for war influences PTSD among soldiers

Society for Personality and Social Psychology announces winners of 2012 annual awards

Society for Personality and Social Psychology announces winners of 2012 annual awards

Insurers make patients pay hundreds more for cancer, arthritis drugs

Insurers make patients pay hundreds more for cancer, arthritis drugs

Steps to reduce risk of social media sites among teenagers

Steps to reduce risk of social media sites among teenagers

Narcissistic men may have more physical problems in the long term: Study prediction

Narcissistic men may have more physical problems in the long term: Study prediction

Teenage problem drinking could be detected on Facebook

Teenage problem drinking could be detected on Facebook

Restricting kids' unstructured play may actually cause harm

Restricting kids' unstructured play may actually cause harm

Narcissism may help children navigate adolescence

Narcissism may help children navigate adolescence

Pharmacies in Massachusetts to make available lock boxes for sale

Pharmacies in Massachusetts to make available lock boxes for sale