The Dark Triad, happiness and subjective well-being

@article{Egan2014TheDT,
  title={The Dark Triad, happiness and subjective well-being},
  author={Vincent Egan and Stephanie Chan and Gillian W. Shorter},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
  year={2014},
  volume={67},
  pages={17-22}
}
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