Ads by Muslim Ad Network

Narcissism & Domestic Abuse: Any Correlation?

05 November, 2022
Q My question is regarding the correlation between Narcissism and domestic abuse. I am a victim of domestic abuse myself. It seems like today's buzzword is "Narcissism." I hear it everywhere What I want ask, if they are linked and do abusers have traits of Narcissism or other personality disorders? Jzk Sam


Narcissism is kind of a buzzword nowadays. There are many research works on narcissistic personality disorder and its relation to aggression and violence. 

In a study based on 437 previous studies from all around the world, narcissism showed up as a risk factor for violence and aggression


In this counseling answer, learn more about:

  • What is narcissism? 
  • How can it be linked to aggression and domestic violence?
  • What should you do if you have suffered domestic violence?

Click on the video

Ads by Muslim Ad Network

More from Aisha Mohammed:


Disclaimer: The conceptualization and recommendations stated in this response are very general and purely based on the limited information that was provided in the question. In no event shall AboutIslam, its volunteers, writers, scholars, counselors, or employees be held liable for any direct, indirect, exemplary, punitive, consequential or other damages whatsoever that may arise through your decision or action in the use of the services which our website provides.

About Aisha Mohammad
Aisha has a PhD in psychology, an MS in public health and a PsyD. Aisha worked as a Counselor/Psychologist for 12 years at Geneva B. Scruggs Community Health Care Center in New York. She has worked with clients with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, panic disorder, trauma, and OCD. She also facilitated support groups and provided specialized services for victims of domestic violence, HIV positive individuals, as well youth/teen issues. Aisha is certified in Mindfulness, Trauma Informed Care, Behavioral Management, Restorative Justice/ Healing Circles, Conflict Resolution, Mediation, and Confidentiality & Security. Aisha is also a Certified Life Coach, and Relationship Workshop facilitator. Aisha has a part-time Life Coaching practice in which she integrates the educational concepts of stress reduction, mindfulness, introspection, empowerment, self love and acceptance and spirituality to create a holistic healing journey for clients. Aisha is also a part of several organizations that advocates for prisoner rights/reentry, social & food justice, as well as advocating for an end to oppression & racism. In her spare time, Aisha enjoys her family, photography, nature, martial arts classes, Islamic studies, volunteering/charity work, as well as working on her book and spoken word projects.