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A pattern of grandiosity in fantasy or behavior (plus lack of empathy) characterizes __________ disorder. A.antisocial personality B.narcissistic personality C.paranoid personality D.histrionic
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A pattern of grandiosity in fantasy or behavior (plus lack of empathy) characterizes narcissistic personality disorder.
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