Narcissism: Definition from a Mental Health Counselor

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History of Narcissism According to Britannica (2023), narcissism was first identified as a mental disorder in 1898 by a British physician by the name of Havelock Ellis. Based on his findings, narcissism is a pathological self-absorption characterized by an exaggerated and grandiose self-image. The term has been derived from the Greek mythological figure Narcissus, who […]