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Section 1: Healthy and
(1.1) Section 1: Healthy and problematic narcissism
(1.2) The concept of narcissism
(1.3) Pathological narcissism: self-esteem
(1.4) Freud's structural model of the mind
(1.5) The development of NPD
(1.6) Proposed environmental factors
(1.7) Section 1: Recap
(1.8) Section 1:
Section 2: Clinical features and
presentations of NPD
(2.1) Section 2: Clinical features and presentations of NPD
(2.2) How common is NPD?
(2.3) Approaches to diagnosis
(2.4) Other ways of conceptualising NPD
(2.5) Presentations to mental health services
(2.6) Clinical challenges
(2.7) Challenges in psychotherapy for NPD
(2.8) Clinical vignette: Mr A
(2.9) Section 2: Recap
(2.10) Section 2:
Section 3: Clinical assessment
(3.1) Section 3: Clinical assessment of NPD
(3.2) The importance of the therapeutic relationship
(3.3) Historical factors
(3.4) Using countertransference to recognise NPD
(3.5) Clinical vignette: Miss B
(3.6) Section 3: Recap
Section 4: Clinical management
(4.1) Section 4: Clinical management of NPD
(4.2) Pharmacological treatment
(4.3) Psychotherapeutic interventions
(4.4) Section 4: Recap
(4.5) Section 4: