Psychological studies on narcissism have now divided narcissists into two types – cerebral and somatic.
Cerebral narcissists use their brain and intelligence to impress those around them, whilstsomatic narcissists use their body (“soma” comes from ancient Greek and means ‘body’).
- Uses their mind to prove their uniqueness
- Highly intelligent
- Huge ego
- Grandiose achievements
- Holds a position of power and authority
- No interest in sex
- Uses their body to prove their uniqueness
- Obsessed with looking good
- Always looks immaculately dressed
- May have cosmetic surgery
- Embarks on intense fitness regimes
- Extremely active sexually