Login

Pathological Narcissism: Definition & Symptoms

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

A person that demonstrates pathological narcissism might very well be diagnosed with which of the following?

Start Your Free Trial To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 55,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Free 5-day trial
It only takes a few minutes to set up and you can cancel at any time.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. In a clinical context, the sense of self-importance and superiority are referred to as which of the following?

2. A narcissistic person may go out of their way to sabotage others in order to get ahead because they believe which of the following?

Start your free trial to access this entire worksheet
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Extreme narcissism is a complex disorder that affects the way people view themselves and their relationships to others. This quiz and worksheet cover the major characteristics of pathological narcissism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz on narcissism tests your knowledge on the following topics:

  • Symptoms of narcissism
  • Clinical description of exaggerated talent and importance
  • Narcissistic motives and behaviors
  • Clinical diagnoses of severe narcissism
  • Defense mechanisms

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access your knowledge on how a narcissistic person takes criticism
  • Interpreting information - make sure you can read about narcissism and understand the key points and concepts
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of pathological narcissism

Additional Learning

Read the lesson titled Pathological Narcissism: Definition & Symptoms to learn more about this mental health issue. The following objectives are included in the lesson:

  • Explain how pathological narcissists view other people
  • Describe how narcissists justify negative behaviors that affect others
  • Understand how to recognize pathological narcissism
  • List some of the typical behaviors associated with pathological narcissism
Support