Quiz: Narcissistic Personality Disorder
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A 21-year-old man is referred to the office by his employer for psychiatric evaluation prior to starting a new job. During the interview, the patient is grandiose when describing his talents and abilities regarding the new job. He then explains how he has exceeded expectations in almost all jobs that he has had, which he attributes to his ability to “do no matter what it takes to squash the competition.” When asked about his previous job in which he got fired, he admits that he was depressed after getting fired and explains that his previous employer was too dumb to realize how smart and talented he is. During review of the medical records, similar findings have occurred in previous interviews with other physicians over the past 6 years. Based on these findings, which of the following is the most appropriate next step? 

  • A.

    Prescribe a mood stabilizer 

  • B.

    Prescribe an antidepressant

  • C.

    Recommend cognitive-behavioral therapy 

  • D.

    Recommend psychodynamic psychotherapy

Am I correct?