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14 symptoms in full

This is a full version of the symptoms originally put forward by Owen and Davidson2.

Some symptoms could be associated with other conditions such as Narcissistic Personality Disorder. So the stipulation is that “in making the diagnosis of Hubris Syndrome, three or more of the defining symptoms should be present, at least one of which should be among the five components identified as unique.”

** ‘Hubris Syndrome: An acquired personality disorder? A study of US Presidents and UK Prime Ministers over the last 100 years’, David Owen and Jonathan Davidson, Brain 2009: 132; 1396-1406 (article available on this website)