Distinguishing Subgroups of Narcissists with Latent Class Analysis

@article{Wetzel2016DistinguishingSO,
  title={Distinguishing Subgroups of Narcissists with Latent Class Analysis},
  author={Eunike Wetzel and Marius Leckelt and Tanja M. Gerlach and Mitja D. Back},
  journal={European Journal of Personality},
  year={2016},
  volume={30},
  pages={374 - 389}
}
This study investigated grandiose narcissism from a categorical perspective. We tested whether subgroups of narcissists can be distinguished that differ in their expressions of more agentic (narcissistic admiration, ADM) and more antagonistic (narcissistic rivalry, RIV) pathways of narcissism. We analysed three German samples (total N = 2211; Mage = 26; 70% female) and one US sample (N = 971; Mage = 35; 74% female) using latent class analysis. Four subgroups of narcissists were consistently… 

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