Narcissism and Relationship Satisfaction from a Dyadic Perspective: The Mediating Role of Psychological Aggression

  title={Narcissism and Relationship Satisfaction from a Dyadic Perspective: The Mediating Role of Psychological Aggression},
  author={Ateret Gewirtz-Meydan and Ricky Finzi-Dottan},
  journal={Marriage \& Family Review},
  pages={296 - 312}
ABSTRACT The mediating effect of psychological aggression between narcissism and relationship satisfaction was investigated among 128 nonclinical heterosexual couples (N = 256) in enduring relationships, using the actor–partner interdependence model. The results indicated two mediation paths affecting men’s relationship satisfaction: the higher men’s narcissism, the higher their perpetration of psychological aggression, which, in turn, was negatively linked with their own relationship… 

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