In summary, female narcissists see their lives as a running feature film with them in the lead, receiving accolades at all times.
They often overestimate their own attractiveness, and focus on displaying or flaunting physical attributes.
Scientists think there may be a link between narcissism and anorexia or bulimia.
Nearly 10% of 20-somethings are thought to have NPD, and it’s estimated that 26% of people now in their twenties will have developed NPD by the age of 65.
Women narcissists often are diagnosed with the subset Histrionic Personality Disorder: A personality disorder characterized by a pattern of excessive emotionality and attention-seeking, including an excessive need for approval and inappropriate seductiveness, usually beginning in early adulthood.
These individuals are lively, dramatic, enthusiastic, and flirtatious.