What Is Histrionic Personality Disorder? How Does It Differ From Narcissism?


Have you ever met someone who seemed to be highly emotional, theatrical, dramatic, obsessed with their appearance and overly seductive in their interactions with others? Someone who couldn’t stand not being the center of attention? Someone who would consistently go to extreme lengths just to draw attention back to themselves whenever anyone threatened to take the spotlight from them?  You may have come across someone with the traits of Histrionic Personality Disorder.

I am often asked about the differences between someone with histrionic personality disorder and narcissistic personality disorder. There is some overlap, but here are the key criteria you should know.

READ THE ARTICLE: Histrionic Personality Disorder: Drama, Seduction And An Insatiable Desire For Attention

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One thought on “What Is Histrionic Personality Disorder? How Does It Differ From Narcissism?”

  1. I know a guy with this. We used to be friends with him and his family but finally took enough an removed ourselves from fellow shipping with him. His wife had and still does the narcissistic PD. they work as a team scanning people. People have called him as having, “A God complex.”

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