Narcissistic rage revisited.

@article{Krian2015NarcissisticRR,
  title={Narcissistic rage revisited.},
  author={Zlatan Kri{\vz}an and Omesh Johar},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={108 5},
  pages={
          784-801
        }
}
Narcissists are thought to exhibit "narcissistic rage," an explosive mix of anger and hostility arising from threats to narcissists' fractured sense of self. Building on clinical views of narcissism, we present empirical evidence on the nature and sources of narcissistic rage. Findings from 4 studies reveal narcissistic vulnerability (but not grandiosity) as a powerful driver of rage, hostility, and aggressive behavior, fueled by suspiciousness, dejection, and angry rumination. Consistent with… Expand
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