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Unraveling the Paradoxes of Narcissism: A Dynamic Self-Regulatory Processing Model
We propose a dynamic self-regulatory processing model of narcissism and review supporting evidence. The model casts narcissism in terms of motivated self-construction, in that the narcissist's selfExpand
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Self and Interpersonal Correlates of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory: A Review and New Findings
Abstract The relation between the Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI, Raskin & Hall, 1979) and conceptually relevant self and interpersonal variables was examined in three investigations. BasedExpand
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On self-aggrandizement and anger: a temporal analysis of narcissism and affective reactions to success and failure.
  • F. Rhodewalt, C. Morf
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 March 1998
Narcissists are thought to display extreme affective reactions to positive and negative information about the self. Two experiments were conducted in which high- and low-narcissistic individuals, asExpand
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Self-handicappers: Individual differences in the preference for anticipatory, self-protective acts.
In 1984, at a point that many felt was the twilight of his golf career, Lee Trevino found himself leading the PGA Championship after the first round. Trevino had not won a tournament since 1981. AtExpand
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Conceptions of Ability, Achievement Goals, and Individual Differences in Self‐Handicapping Behavior: On the Application of Implicit Theories
This study tested the hypothesis that individual differences in the tendency to engage in self-handicapping were related to beliefs about the mutability of ability attributes and the pursuit ofExpand
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Optimism, neuroticism, coping, and symptom reports: an alternative interpretation of the Life Orientation Test.
Found in two studies that the Life Orientation Test (LOT) had limited discriminant validity relative to measures of neuroticism. Furthermore, although previous correlations of the LOT with measuresExpand
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Expanding the Dynamic Self-Regulatory Processing Model of Narcissism: Research Directions for the Future
The "self-regulatory processing model of narcissism" described in the target article conceptualizes narcissism as a set of intra- and interpersonal processes employed in the service of motivatedExpand
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Narcissism, Self-Knowledge Organization, and Emotional Reactivity: The Effect of Daily Experiences on Self-Esteem and Affect
In two studies, participants preselected on their extreme scores on the Narcissistic Personality Inventory were assessed for self complexity and evaluative integration. Then, for 5 (Study 1) or 6Expand
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Distinguishing Narcissism and Hostility: Similarities and Differences in Interpersonal Circumplex and Five-Factor Correlates
Narcissism and hostility are both characterized by dysfunctional social interactions, including tendencies to perceive slights, experience anger, and behave aggressively. The aim of this study was toExpand
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Self-handicapping : the role of discounting and augmentation in the preservation of self-esteem
Two studies examined the effects of self-handicapping on ability attributions and self-esteem
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