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Communal narcissism.
An agency-communion model of narcissism distinguishes between agentic narcissists (individuals satisfying self-motives of grandiosity, esteem, entitlement, and power in agentic domains) and communalExpand
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Age and gender differences in self-esteem-A cross-cultural window.
Research and theorizing on gender and age differences in self-esteem have played a prominent role in psychology over the past 20 years. However, virtually all empirical research has been undertakenExpand
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Pleasure and pressure based prosocial motivation: Divergent relations to subjective well-being.
Abstract We propose two fundamentally different motives for helping: gaining pleasure and fulfilling one’s duty (“pressure”). Using the newly developed Pleasure and Pressure based ProsocialExpand
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“How much do you like your name?” An implicit measure of global self-esteem
We introduce a single-item implicit measure of global self-esteem. The measure is based on the mereownership effect and asks participants to indicate how much they like their name. Six studiesExpand
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Religiosity as Self-Enhancement: A Meta-Analysis of the Relation Between Socially Desirable Responding and Religiosity
In a meta-analysis, the authors test the theoretical formulation that religiosity is a means for self-enhancement. The authors operationalized self-enhancement as socially desirable responding (SDR)Expand
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The Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding Short Form (BIDR-16)
Self-report studies often call for assessment of socially desirable responding. Many researchers use the Marlowe–Crowne Scale for its brief versions; however, this scale is outdated, and contemporaryExpand
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Religiosity, Social Self-Esteem, and Psychological Adjustment
Studies have found that religious believers have higher social self-esteem (Aydin, Fischer, & Frey, 2010; Rivadeneyra, Ward, & Gordon, 2007) and are better psychologically adjusted (Koenig,Expand
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A Three-Tier Hierarchy of Self-Potency: Individual Self, Relational Self, Collective Self
Abstract The self-system consists of three fundamental components: the individual self, the relational self, and the collective self. All selves are important and meaningful and all are associatedExpand
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Cross-cultural variations in big five relationships with religiosity: a sociocultural motives perspective.
A sociocultural motives perspective (SMP) on Big Five relationships is introduced. According to the SMP, Agreeableness and Conscientiousness elicit assimilation to sociocultural norms, OpennessExpand
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Pancultural nostalgia: prototypical conceptions across cultures.
Nostalgia is a frequently experienced complex emotion, understood by laypersons in the United Kingdom and United States of America to (a) refer prototypically to fond, self-relevant, social memoriesExpand
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