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Are You a Narcissist? (I Am!)

A simple test can determine if you have a delusional personality disorder.

By Sarah Scoles
Oct 2, 2014 5:00 AMNov 12, 2019 5:06 AM
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You’re vain, egotistical and self-obsessed. Do you have a delusional personality disorder, or are you just annoying?

To perform a clinical self-evaluation, simply ask yourself the following question: To what extent do you agree with the statement, “I am a narcissist”?

That question provides as accurate an answer as the standard 40-question test, according to a study in the journal PLOS ONE. Narcissists readily admit they’re “great and special people who should be admired and respected” because, well, obviously it’s true.

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