Narcissistic Personality Disorder 101 Quiz
Narcissistic Personality Disorder, also known as narcissism, is a societal problem in epidemic proportions which seriously compromises the sustaining of healthy and safe relationships.
This quiz, and the questions, have been developed as a result of several years of research, in regard to my own personal experience and the experiences of thousands of clients.
Please note, I am neither a qualified psychologist nor a qualified counsellor, and I offer my insights and advice for guidance only. If the results of this quiz cause concern, you may wish to seek further advice.
You can take the following quiz of 101 questions to discover your own degree of narcissism, and to understand what level of narcissism you may be experiencing, or have experienced from a suspected narcissistic person.
Everyone to some extent is 'narcissistic'. Healthy narcissism means that you have the ability to get your needs met, without damaging other people whilst doing so. Unhealthy narcissism is at play when individuals operate to an 'I win / you lose' model, which purposely or mindlessly undermines and diminishes other people.
|30 and under||You're definitely not narcissistic, and are mostly at peace with yourself, other individuals and the world. There may be times where you do, however, struggle to make sure your needs are met, and you may tend to, at times, 'stand at the back of the line' and not assert yourself healthily.|
|30 – 50||You possess a healthy level of narcissism. You assert yourself in order to get your own needs met whilst displaying genuine conscience, empathy and compassion for other individuals. You're human and at times be triggered by fear, insecurity or anger, however, you take responsibility for owning and dealing with your own emotions.|
|51 – 100||
You suffer from some emotional insecurity, and can battle with your ego. You may have co-dependency issues where you feel that your own feelings are reliant on what other people are or aren't doing. You may feel abandoned, left out and unloved by others if they are validating your significance to you. You may leave yourself open to abuse from others.
|101 – 220||You suffer from emotional insecurities that are diminishing your ability to love yourself, others and enjoy life. There is a definite need for you to empower yourself and work on releasing your fears and insecurities. Although you are insecure and can project these insecurities onto others, you do have a conscience, possess compassion for humankind and do not purposefully set out to hurt other people for your own gain. You may be co-creating abusive situations.|
|221 – 250||Your insecurities are negatively affecting you and your life severely. You will be greatly diminished in your ability to procure and sustain a healthy love relationship. If you are in a love relationship it's likely to be fraught with difficulties. The problems are not going to change until you take responsibility and seek the help and information that is required for you to overcome your insecurities. It's likely that you are often the perpetrator in your relationships, and cause angst to others|
|251 – 300||Unhealthy narcissism is at play, and your life is often viewed as 'what can I get' instead of genuinely contributing to and caring for others. It will be difficult for you to sustain healthy relationships and establish consistency and durability in your life. There is the ability for you to create your 'self' and establish a healthy life, but it will take concerted effort. It's highly suggested that you don't engage in personal love relationships (if single) until you have worked on yourself. If you're in a relationship it's likely that your love partner will also require assistance for their recovery of self.|
|301 – 430||It's probable that you suffer from Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and this disorder severely affects you and other people in your environment. You cause damage to other people and suffer from hubris and egoic delusions and behaviours.|
|431– 480||It's probable that you suffer from Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and this disorder severely affects you and other people in your environment. You cause damage to other people and suffer from hubris and high-level egoic delusions and behaviours.|
|480 – 505||It's probable that you suffer from Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and this disorder severely affects you and other people in your environment. You cause damage to other people and suffer from hubris and extreme levels of egoic delusions and behaviours.|