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Narcissism is the ingrained belief found in some people that they exist at the center of the universe and that everyone and everything around exists to serve them. People who display this symptom have little or no empathy for or understanding of other people's needs and feelings. This symptom is a central feature of Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Borderline Personality disorder as well as several other syndromes.