This paper will reflect over the Narcissistic Personality Disorder. It will do this by summarizing an article on this disorder. Last, it will state why this information is important.
In the article, “Narcissistic personality disorder is not harmless behavior,” by Paula Carrasquillo she brings told information and reality on this behavior. She states that this disorder mostly go undiagnosed. Carrasasquillo also mentions that this disorder can be hard for an individual to recognize unless they are adequately educated.
When she states about being educated, she is not mention for the readers to run out and sign up for PhD programs. She strongly and repeats encourages readers the importance of reading. She also mentions how the media does not portray this disorder correctly. How that adds contributes more harm to people.
Carrasquillo states that with the narcissistic personally disorder it can be male or female and any race. It about the person character that decides if he or she has the disorder. This type of person has extreme case of fantasy and not dealing with life. They lie and make rich details so they can be perceived better by everyone. They are key manulaptors. They lack empathy. They have huge issue with control and jealous issues. These are some of the signs she mentions of this disorder.
She states this disorder is dangerous for this person can go off in a range. Their family can be subjected to their moods swings for they are verbally abusive. They start off as Prince Charming or Princess and then their real personality comes out.
Her article shows evidence of support when she mentions how the Dr. Phil show did an episode regarding this disorder with the wrong information. She mentions how certain people were upset and try for the show to change this injustice information they gave to viewers.
The other evidence of her article is through the comments sections from the readers. There are many sad stories of people that had love and lived with a Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Their stories shared how it crumbled not only them, but their children.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a serious medical issue. It can destroy person life even children. That is even sadder when children are caught in the madness of this disorder. People need to read the information carefully and be informed as this author mention. Through that, we hope we can make a change.
Carrasquillo, P. (2012, November 3, 2012). Narcissistic personality disorder is not harmless behavior [Magazine]. The Washington Times Communities. Retrieved from http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/living-inside-out-loud/2012/nov/3/narcissistic-personality-disorder-not-harmless-beh/