Psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and Narcissism in the Five-Factor Model and the HEXACO model of personality structure

  title={Psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and Narcissism in the Five-Factor Model and the HEXACO model of personality structure},
  author={Kibeom Lee and Michael C Ashton},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
  • K. Lee, M. Ashton
  • Published 1 May 2005
  • Psychology
  • Personality and Individual Differences
We investigated the relations of the ‘‘Dark Triad’’ personality traits—Psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and Narcissism—with the variables of the Five-Factor Model and the HEXACO model of personality structure. Results (N = 164) indicated that all three Dark Triad traits were strongly negatively correlated (r s= � 0.72, � 0.57, and � 0.53, respectively) with the HEXACO Honesty–Humility factor. Psychopathy and Machiavellianism showed moderate negative correlations with Big Five Agreeableness (r s… 
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