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Table 2 Relatives diagnoses as reported by participants (n = 152)

From: Living with pathological narcissism: a qualitative study

Personality disorder 43% (n = 65)
Narcissistic Personality Disorder 29% (n = 44)
Borderline Personality Disorder 5% (n = 9)
Other 7% (n = 11)
Not Specified 4% (n = 7)
Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder 12% (n = 18)
Anxiety Related Disorder 10% (n = 15)
Obsessive-Compulsive Related Disorder 7% (n = 10)
Substance Related and Addictive Disorders 5% (n = 8)
Bipolar and Related Disorders 20% (n = 31)
Depressive Disorders 30% (n = 46)
Autism Spectrum Disorders 1% (n = 2)
Trauma Related Disorders 9% (n = 14)
Psychotic Disorders 5% (n = 7)
  1. Note. The percentages and numbers of diagnoses endorsed are greater than the total number of participants as many relatives had been diagnosed with ‘co-morbid’ disorders. ‘Other’ personality disorder group includes avoidant (n = 3), histrionic (n = 2), antisocial (n = 4), schizoid (n = 1) and paranoid (n = 1)