The Dark Triad, happiness and subjective well-being

  title={The Dark Triad, happiness and subjective well-being},
  author={Vincent Egan and Stephanie Chan and Gillian W. Shorter},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
Conceptions of Happiness Mediate the Relationship Between the Dark Triad and Well-Being
The pattern of associations between the dark triad and conceptions of happiness showed that Machiavellianism and psychopathy were associated with valuing personal happiness but also considering it to be out of one’s control, and to have negative consequences when achieved.
Orientations to Happiness between the Dark Triad Traits and Subjective Well-Being
Indirect effects indicated that the bright side of narcissism sought the pursuit of the emotional component of SWB by adopting engaging activities as well as the three orientations to happiness and the two dimensions of subjective well-being.
The Relationship between the Dark Triad Traits and Subjective and Psychological Well-being among Iranian Students
Abstract Introduction: Narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism, collectively referred to as the Dark Triad, are sub-clinical personality traits that have been linked to a number of negative
Well-being and the Dark Triad
The bright side of personality
The Higher the Score, the Darker the Core: The Nonlinear Association Between Grandiose and Vulnerable Narcissism
Evidence is provided for the view that grandiose and vulnerable narcissism are distinct traits at lower levels of grandiosity, but blend into an antagonistic core with signs of psychological maladjustment at higher levels.
The Dark Triad Traits and the Prediction of Eudaimonic Wellbeing
Although numerous studies have focused on personality traits related to well-being, the relationship between the Dark Triad Traits and eudaimonic well-being is still unclear. The purpose of the
The dark tetrad and depressive symptoms: exploring the role of rumination
Psychopathy, narcissism, Machiavellianism, and sadism comprise the Dark Tetrad; a group of socially aversive, non-clinical personality traits characterised by callousness, dishonesty, and
As cold as a fish? Relationships between the Dark Triad personality traits and affective experience during the day: A day reconstruction study
These findings are not congruent with the notion that people with the Dark Triad traits, who have a dispositional tendency to manipulate and exploit others, are generally cold and invulnerable to negative feelings.


The Core of Darkness: Uncovering the Heart of the Dark Triad
The Dark Triad consists of three overlapping but distinct personality variables: narcissism, Machiavellianism and psychopathy. To date, however, no research has empirically identified what leads
Initial construction and validation of the Pathological Narcissism Inventory.
The Pathological Narcissism Inventory is a 52-item self-report measure assessing 7 dimensions of pathological narcissism spanning problems with narcissistic grandiosity and narcissistic vulnerability and exhibited significant associations with parasuicidal behavior, suicide attempts, homicidal ideation, and several aspects of psychotherapy utilization.
Psychopathy and the Five Factor Model in a Noninstitutionalized Sample: A Domain and Facet Level Analysis
The relationship of primary and secondary psychopathic dispositions as measured by the Levenson Self-Report Psychopathy (LSRP) Scales to NEO-PI-R domain and facet scales of the Five Factor Model
On the Meaning and Measure of Narcissism
The studies show that measures of grandiosity and entitlement interact to predict scores on the NPI, controlling for gender, self-esteem, and basic personality, but also that grand Curiosity and entitlement function independently with respect to mental health and ethical misconduct.
The happy personality: a meta-analysis of 137 personality traits and subjective well-being.
This meta-analysis used 9 literature search strategies to examine 137 distinct personality constructs as correlates of subjective well-being (SWB). Personality was found to be equally predictive of