Narcissistic Personality Disorder Worksheet

What is the theory behind this Narcissistic Personality Disorder Worksheet?

Narcissistic Personality disorder is characterised by an extremely inflated sense of self that brings along a host of related signs and symptoms with it. People with this disorder are highly unlikely to feel empathy, care or understanding for others. They seek constant attention,unlimited praise and want the world to revolve around them. This causes significant issues in all aspects of their lives including the relationships they form and how they treat those relations. 

How will the worksheet help?

The worksheet will provide some common signs and symptoms of NPD that can help people recognize its presence in their loved ones. It can be of great help to partners of people with NPD who are often victims of their incessant narcissism and continue to live unhappy and depressed lives believing they are worthless. 

How to use the worksheet?

This worksheet can be used in mental health awareness campaigns to help people identify NPD in their loved ones so that they can be convinced to seek help. It can also be used to help victims of domestic abuse identify narcissistic attributes in their partners so that they can find a way to escape the narcissistic abuse. 

Narcissistic Personality Disorder Worksheet

Following are some common behaviours that can help you recognize if anyone you know has Narcissistic Personality Disorder or attributes of a Narcissist. 

An inflated sense of self: showing signs of self-concern and self- centeredness
Always seeking admiration and attention
Expect others to always follow their wishes on command
An unhealthy sense of entitlement
Dehumanising those who are of no benefit to them without caring for their feelings
Lack of compassion and empathy
No guilt or remorse over mistakes or intentional wrongdoings.
Most likely obsessed with their appearance
Unrealistic exaggeration of their skills and capabilities
Inability to acknowledge any sort of criticism – show extreme reactions when criticised
Highly competitive 
May show aggressive or violent behaviour
Lying often
Emotionally manipulative to get what they want 
Fantasise about ultimate power and wealth
Difficulty keeping close relationships
Feelings of superiority 
Enjoys seeing others powerless 
Envious of others and falsely believe everyone else envies them
Show anger when not given special praise
Show arrogant behaviour
Willing to hurt others just to get what they want


American Psychiatric Association (2022) Narcissistic personality disorder.  In: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed., text rev) 

You can download this worksheet here.

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