Elsa Ronningstam, PhD




Narcissistic Personality: A Stable Disorder or a State of Mind?

February 01, 1996

For clinicians, the assiduous and sustained resistance to change common in patients with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) has been especially noticeable and trying. However, until recently the natural course of NPD has not received much attention in the clinical and empirical literature, and there is very little documented knowledge about the factors that might contribute to changes.