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    Sep 8, 2003, 10:11 PM
    What is the medical term for a person who has an unnatural attraction towards himself/herself?
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    Sep 9, 2003, 01:31 PM
    ::) nar·cis·sism (när'sĭ-sĭz'əm) also nar·cism (-sĭz'əm)

    Excessive love or admiration of oneself. See synonyms at conceit.
    A psychological condition characterized by self-preoccupation, lack of empathy, and unconscious deficits in self-esteem.
    Erotic pleasure derived from contemplation or admiration of one's own body or self, especially as a fixation on or a regression to an infantile stage of development.
    The attribute of the human psyche charactized by admiration of oneself but within normal limits.
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    Sep 9, 2003, 10:54 PM
    :)Thanks Speedball1

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