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What Causes Narcissistic Personality Disorder? Topic Guide

What Causes Narcissistic Personality Disorder? What Causes Narcissistic Personality Disorder?: A constant need for attention and admiration, a lack of empathy for others, and grandiosity characterize narcissistic personality disorder (NPD). The cause of NPD is unknown. Treatment of NPD may incorporate medication and psychotherapy.

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Medications:

escitalopram Escitalopram

Escitalopram is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Escitalopram affects chemicals in the brain th...learn more »

citalopram (oral) Citalopram (oral)

Citalopram is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

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divalproex sodium Divalproex Sodium

Divalproex sodium affects chemicals in the body that may be involved in causing seizures...learn more »

lamotrigine Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant...learn more »

risperidone (injection) Risperidone (injection)

Risperidone is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain...learn more »

risperidone (oral) Risperidone (oral)

Risperidone is a antipsychotic medicine that works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain...learn more »

fluoxetine Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressant. Fluoxetine affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people wi...learn more »

lithium Lithium

Lithium affects the flow of sodium through nerve and muscle cells in the body. Sodium affects excitation or mania...learn more »