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When narcissism becomes pathological

Moat had a record of steroid abuse, and had appealed for psychiatric help. His ability to function to the extent he did, and, in his own mind, thrive – possibly triumph – in his confrontation with the police may have been sustained by pathological narcissism. For, according to Sam Vaknin, it is the narcissism that allows a person with NPD to function, “because it is adaptive: it’s a set of defence mechanisms that compensates for the narcissist’s deficiencies”.

https://www.ft.com/content/5ff67be2-b636-11df-a784-00144feabdc0

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