|THe ICD-10 does not specifically
define the characteristics of this personality disorder.
Instead, this disorder is classified in the category
"Other Specific Personality Disorders".
ICD-10 states that Narcissistic Personality Disorder is "a personality disorder that fits none of the specific rubrics F60.0-F60.7". That is, this personality disorder does not meet the diagnostic criteria for any of the following:
* F60.0 Paranoid
Conditions not directly attributable to gross brain damage or disease, or to another psychiatric disorder, meeting the following criteria:
dysharmonious attitudes and behaviour, involving usually
several areas of functioning, e.g. affectivity, arousal,
impulse control, ways of perceiving and thinking, and
style of relating to others;
For different cultures it may be necessary to develop specific sets of criteria with regard to social norms, rules and obligations. For diagnosing most of the subtypes listed below, clear evidence is usually required of the presence of at least three of the traits or behaviours given in the clinical description.