A Narcissistic Personality Inventory

  title={A Narcissistic Personality Inventory},
  author={Robert Raskin and Calvin S. Hall},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={590 - 590}
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 American Psychiatric Association. The narcissistic personality disorder is defined by the following characteristics: ( 1 ) grandiose sense of one's self-irnportance; ( 2 ) preoccupation with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, o r ideal love; ( 3 ) exhibitionism; ( 4 ) responds to… 
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