Dr Jan McGregor Hepburn is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and part of the team at nscience.uk. Her new book, Shame & Guilt, is published by nscience Publishing. Here, she shares the most common narcissistic traits – and the impact they have.
A certain kind of narcissism is a good thing; it’s healthy. Its important that people can be proud of their achievements and accept the appreciation of other people. However, the sort of narcissism that is very difficult to be around is the person who only seems to think about themselves and what they want.