Cluster B personality disorders can be identified by the difficulties regulating one’s emotions and maintaining healthy relationships with others. It involves antisocial personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, histrionic personality disorder & narcissistic personality disorder. #personalitytraits #mentalhealth
The primary difference between narcissistic and antisocial personality disorder is one of degree. Pathological narcissism often includes antisocial traits. Sociopathy typically demonstrates narcissistic tendencies. The diagnostic boundary between these two contiguous personality disorders is blurry . Antisocial Personality disorder is, at its core, an anger disorder.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), is one of the 4 “Cluster B” personality disorders classified in the DSM-5. Psychologists estimate that around 1% of the population are affected with NPD. These days, the term may be misattributed to normal healthy ego behaviors like good self esteem and moderate self care. A healthy level of narcissism is