A systematic literature review of the relationship between dark personality traits and antisocial online behaviours

  title={A systematic literature review of the relationship between dark personality traits and antisocial online behaviours},
  author={Lily Moor and Joel R. Anderson},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
Antisocial and Prosocial online behaviour: Exploring the roles of the Dark and Light Triads
The Dark Triad (DT; Paulhus & Williams, 2002) of personality consists of three inter-related traits: narcissism (grandiosity, entitlement, and self-importance), Machiavellianism (manipulative and
What makes a violent mind? The interplay of parental rearing, dark triad personality traits and propensity for violence in a sample of German adolescents
Machiavellianism, narcissism and psychopathy are socially aversive personality traits that are strongly linked to the propensity of violence. A central determinate of aggression and violence is
Are Online Haters Psychopaths? Psychological Predictors of Online Hating Behavior
Comparing characteristics of persons who post hating and non-hating comments about Polish sports players during Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang on the Internet provides initial evidence that persons who engage in derogatory online behavior have a high level of Psychopathy, but do not have elevated levels of other traits, commonly associated with disruptive behavior.
The Dark Tetrad of personality and the tendency to engage in revenge porn
Revenge porn is an increasing and pervasive phenomenon. Despite this, the knowledge and understanding of this behaviour is limited, especially the psychological characteristics of perpetrators of
The Relationship between Dark Triad Personality Traits and Sexting Behaviors among Adolescents and Young Adults across 11 Countries
Empirical evidence was provided that different sexting behaviors were predicted by Dark Triad Personality Traits, showing a relevant role of Machiavellianism in all kinds of investigated sexted behaviors.
Selfitis Behavior: Assessing the Italian Version of the Selfitis Behavior Scale and Its Mediating Role in the Relationship of Dark Traits with Social Media Addiction
Results showed the SBS had a five-factor structure with good psychometrics properties in terms of reliability coefficients and measurement invariance across gender, and findings from the path model supported the mediating role of selfitis behavior in the relationships of narcissism and psychopathy with social media addiction.
Histrionic Personality, Narcissistic Personality, and Problematic Social Media Use: Testing of a New Hypothetical Model
In the present study, a hypothetical model examining the relationships between histrionic personality belief, need for social approval, desire for being liked, social media disorder, and narcissistic
A systematic review of metacognitions in Internet Gaming Disorder and problematic Internet, smartphone, and social networking sites use.
Positive low-to-moderate cross-sectional associations between the four technological addictions and both generic and specific metacognitions were found, in accordance with the metacognitive model of addictive behaviors.


The dark side of internet: Preliminary evidence for the associations of dark personality traits with specific online activities and problematic internet use
Findings of this preliminary study show that individuals high indark personality traits may be more vulnerable in developing problematic online use and that further research is warranted to examine the associations of dark personality traits with specific types of problematic online activities.
Analyzing the Links Between Problematic Social Media Use, Dark Triad Traits, and Self-esteem
Social media use, which is regarded as a popular leisure activity around the world, brings about the risk of becoming problematic in its wake, and personality differences have been shown to relate
Associations between the dark triad of personality and unspecified/specific forms of Internet-use disorder
Positive associations of the traits Machiavellianism and psychopathy (on a subclinical level) with tendencies toward IUD, especially unspecified IUD are indicated.
Effects of attachment styles, dark triad, rejection sensitivity, and relationship satisfaction on social media addiction: A mediated model
The aim of the present study is to investigate the mediating effects of attachment styles, rejection sensitivity and the Dark Triad personality traits on the links between relationship satisfaction