Narcissism, Self-Esteem, and the Positivity of Self-Views: Two Portraits of Self-Love

@article{Campbell2002NarcissismSA,
  title={Narcissism, Self-Esteem, and the Positivity of Self-Views: Two Portraits of Self-Love},
  author={W. Keith Campbell and Eric A. Rudich and Constantine Sedikides},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  year={2002},
  volume={28},
  pages={358 - 368}
}
The authors hypothesized that both narcissism and high self-esteem are associated with positive self-views but each is associated with positivity in different domains of the self. Narcissists perceive themselves as better than average on traits reflecting an agentic orientation (e.g., intellectual skills, extraversion) but not on those reflecting a communal orientation (e.g., agreeableness, morality). In contrast, high-self-esteem individuals perceive themselves as better than average both on… Expand

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