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Untangling the links between narcissism and self‐esteem: A theoretical and empirical review.
The links among narcissism, explicit (deliberate, controllable) self-esteem, and implicit (automatic, uncontrollable) self-esteem are unclear despite numerous attempts to illuminate these links. SomeExpand
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Mindfulness as a means of reducing aggressive behavior: dispositional and situational evidence.
Recent research and theory suggest that mindfulness, or enhanced attention and awareness in the present moment [Brown and Ryan, 2003], may be linked to lower levels of ego-involvement and, as aExpand
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Secure versus fragile high self-esteem as a predictor of verbal defensiveness: converging findings across three different markers.
Why is it that many individuals verbally rationalize and distort self-esteem threatening information? We examined whether such verbal defensiveness (Feldman Barrett, Williams, & Fong, 2002) differsExpand
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Examining the relations among narcissism, impulsivity, and self-defeating behaviors.
A recent meta-analysis (S. Vazire & D. C. Funder, 2006) suggested that narcissism and impulsivity are related and that impulsivity partially accounts for the relation between narcissism andExpand
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Probing the link between narcissism and gambling: the mediating role of judgment and decision‐making biases
In this paper, three studies link narcissism to gambling in general, and gambling-related problems in particular, and the predictive link is shown to be mediated by judgment and decision processes.Expand
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Dispositional Mindfulness as a Predictor of the Severity of Gambling Outcomes.
Two studies were conducted to test and explain the relation of mindfulness to the severity of gambling outcomes among frequent gamblers. In both studies, dispositional mindfulness related to lessExpand
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Lapses in sustained attention and their relation to executive control and fluid abilities: An individual differences investigation
A latent variable analysis was conducted to examine the nature of individual differences in lapses of attention and their relation to executive and fluid abilities. Participants performed a sustainedExpand
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Within-Person Relationships Among Daily Self-Esteem, Need Satisfaction, and Authenticity
This study examined the within-person relationships among daily self-esteem, felt authenticity (i.e., the operation of one's “true self”), and satisfaction of psychological needs for autonomy,Expand
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Individual differences in authenticity and mindfulness as predictors of verbal defensiveness
Abstract We examined the extent to which individual differences in authenticity and mindfulness predicted verbal defensiveness. Participants first completed measures of authenticity [Kernis, M. H., &Expand
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Do Narcissists Dislike Themselves “Deep Down Inside”?
Narcissism is a personality trait associated with an inflated, grandiose self-concept and a lack of intimacy in interpersonal relationships. A popular assumption is that narcissists’ positiveExpand
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