What Is a Narcissistic Sociopath?

Narcissistic sociopath is a way of describing someone with narcissistic personality disorder, or NPD. It is unknown what the exact causes of NPD are, but some researchers believe that it may be the result of either too much pampering or complete neglect during young childhood.

Although most people exhibit signs of narcissism to a certain degree, excessive narcissism and a lack of empathy for others is a problem that can be harmful. Telltale symptoms of NPD include an exaggerated opinion of oneself, an inability to recognize or relate to the feelings of others, the constant seeking of attention and approval, and the desire to manipulate others to get what one wants.