Psychophysiological correlates of narcissistic traits in women during active coping.

@article{Kelsey2002PsychophysiologicalCO,
  title={Psychophysiological correlates of narcissistic traits in women during active coping.},
  author={Robert M Kelsey and Sidney R. Ornduff and Sarah Reiff and Carlotta M. Arthur},
  journal={Psychophysiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={322-32}
}
Two dimensions of narcissism were related to psychophysiological responses to stress in 50 young women. Cardiovascular, electrodermal, task performance, and stress appraisal measures were recorded during rest, mental arithmetic, and a computerized Thematic Apperception Test (Murray, 1943). The Egocentricity and Alienation scales of the Bell Object Relations and Reality Testing Inventory (Bell, 1995) served as measures of overt/inflated and covert/deflated narcissism. Egocentricity correlated… CONTINUE READING