This narcissistic personality disorder test reveals if you suffer from NPD based on your answers to 24 direct questions covering most of the symptoms. Below the form you can find an example result and more on this subject.
Disclaimer: Please note that only a licensed medical professional has the authority to officially diagnose an individual with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. This test should NOT be considered a substitute for any professional mental health service.
How does this narcissistic personality disorder test work?
This is a self assessment test designed to help you understand and reveal whether you may suffer from Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). The test comprises of 24 short NPD questions that cover most of this personality disorder symptoms.
The narcissistic personality disorder test returns a percentage of narcissism symptoms meaning how many NPD signs you may have together with a short symptoms description. Please remember that the above test should NOT be considered as a substitute for any professional medical/mental health service.
Presence of disorder symptoms: 25.38% - Possible narcissistic personality disorder.
Based on the answers you provided it is unlikely that you undergo any relevant narcissistic personality disorder symptoms at a worrying level that affect you. However it seems that there are a few narcissistic personality disorder symptoms that bother you and should take a look at it and if you consider you might search for a professional assessment of your mental health especially if what you are experiencing now seems to be getting worse in time.
What is the Narcissistic Personality Disorder?
This mental disorder, often abbreviated as NPD, is a type of rare personality disorder that is characterized by an exaggerated feeling of self-importance, by an excessive care for power, superiority, prestige, admiration. It is characterized by acute selfishness and a lack of empathy towards other people. Individuals suffering of this condition consider themselves better than other people and are often patronizing and over confident. This is one of the disorders that are more frequently diagnosed in men and it is said to occur in 1% of world population.
Causes are yet to be discovered but as for many mental illnesses they are put on certain biological imbalances in the brain and also on genetic and social disposition.
|Believing in own uniqueness||Selfishness|
|Risk seeking behavior||Cheating tendencies|
|Feelings of superiority||Envy|
|Blaming others||Living in a fantasy world|
|Altered perceptions||Moderated paranoia|
Narcissism subtypes by Millon
- Without principles – antisocial behavior, deceit and exploitation without scruple;
- Phallic – aggressiveness, low sense of security, irritability;
- Romantic – similar to histrionic characteristics, passionate, conqueror;
- Compensating – negativism, pessimistic, passive aggressive avoidant of social contact;
- Elite – believing of a higher society that he or she as an individual is part of for their merits;
- Fanatic – with paranoid tendencies, low self esteem and inhibition during developing years, fights for recognition and admiration.