Distinguishing communal narcissism from agentic narcissism : A behavior genetics analysis on the agency – communion model of narcissism

@inproceedings{Luo2014DistinguishingCN,
  title={Distinguishing communal narcissism from agentic narcissism : A behavior genetics analysis on the agency – communion model of narcissism},
  author={Yu L. L. Luo and Huajian Cai and Constantine Sedikides and Hairong Song},
  year={2014}
}
This article examined the genetic and environmental bases of the newly proposed agency–communion model of narcissism. The model distinguishes between agentic narcissism and communal narcissism. The sample comprised 304 pairs of twins. Genes explained 47% and 25% of the variance in agentic and communal narcissism, respectively; shared environments contributed 0% and 15%, respectively, to agentic and communal narcissism, with non-shared environments accounting for the remaining portions. Although… CONTINUE READING

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