One of the major contributing factors to severe mental illnesses is abuse, aside from hereditary and pre-existing medical conditions. With this in mind, we can safely establish the notion that empaths may develop some serious mental illnesses due to narcissistic abuse committed to them by narcissists.
People who are constantly abused by narcissists tend to believe a distorted version of reality as they are constantly lied to and manipulated. They tend to be skeptical about everything and find it hard to trust others as they have been conditioned to do so by their abuser.
It has been scientifically proven that repeated and long-term abuse can damage not only memory but also thinking and learning ability. And narcissists are difficult people to deal with. Their errant beliefs lead to the dysfunctional and often abusive behaviors they show other people. When people get involved with narcissists, things can turn pretty bad for them.
You are reading the right article if you are curious about these serious mental illnesses.
Here are 7 serious mental illnesses empaths get from narcissistic abuse.
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