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.
- 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.