Grandiosity in Bipolar Disorder

Grandiosity can affect both adults and children diagnosed with bipolar disorder. An inflated self-esteem is the main characteristic of an individual with grandiose behavior. The individual may also feel they have special powers or spiritual connections.

Fast Facts:

  • Grandiosity is also known as ostentation, pomposity, and pretension.
  • Grandiose behavior is a type of delusional disorder.
  • Problems with employment, school, finances, and social life can occur due to the high risk behavior associated with feelings of grandiosity.

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