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A principal-components analysis of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory and further evidence of its construct validity.
Evidence is found for a general construct of narcissism as well as seven first-order components, identified as Authority, Exhibitionism, Superiority, Vanity, Exploitativeness, Entitlement, and Self-Sufficiency, in the Narcissistic Personality Inventory.
A Narcissistic Personality Inventory
The immediate stimulus for developing a test of narcissism was the inclusion of a new category, the narcissistic personality disorder, in the diagnostic manual (DSM-111) being prepared by the…
The Narcissistic Personality Inventory: alternative form reliability and further evidence of construct validity.
The alternate form reliability of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory was .72 and the combined Extraversion and Psychoticism scales produced a Multiple R with the narcissism measure that accounted for significantly more of the variance in narcissism than did either measure alone.
Narcissistic Self-Esteem Management
This study examines the relationships among hostility, grandiosity, dominance, narcissism, and self-esteem in samples of 84,57, and 300 Ss. The intercorrelations among various self-report and…
Narcissism and the use of personal pronouns.
Discriminant validity for the relationship between narcissism and first person pronoun usage was exhibited in that narcissism did not show a relationship with subjects' use of second and third person pronouns, nor did the personality variables of extraversion, neuroticism, or locus of control exhibit any relationship with the subjects' personal pronoun usage.
Narcissism, self-esteem, and defensive self-enhancement.
The results are consistent with several theories that postulate a two-component model for self-esteem regulation and personality development.
An MMPI description of the narcissistic personality.
A profile analysis of the high NPI scorers suggest that a 98/89 MMPI profile with an elevated F score is most representative of the narcissistic personality in nonclinical samples.
Narcissism and Creativity: Are They Related?
- R. Raskin
- 1 February 1980
The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between narcissism and creativity. 71 subjects were asked to identify themselves as being highly creative or not highly creative. Subjects were…
Narcissism and the use of fantasy.
The narcissistic theme of entitlement is uniquely related to narcissistic fantasy and the narcissists' use of sustaining fantasies to cope with stress.