Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others.Symptoms: Having an exaggerated sense of self-importance Expecting to be recognized as superior even without achievements that warrant it.
Twenty-five participants (28%) reported intentional unsafe sex with casual partners, of whom 72% were gay and 10% bisexual (P<0.05). Fifteen (12%) individuals reported being HIV positive, and 8 (13%) of them practiced intentional unprotected anal intercourse (P<0.05). The mean of sexual compulsivity was associated with men who engaged in intentional unsafe sex (P=0.01).
Many people who live with narcissistic personality disorder may not necessarily be aware of how this mental health illness is affecting their well-being or their need for help or treatment. Though you can continue to live with narcissistic personality disorder, your abilities and potentials may be severely limited as you deal with the ramifications of this disorder.