The Narcissism Spectrum Model: A Synthetic View of Narcissistic Personality

  title={The Narcissism Spectrum Model: A Synthetic View of Narcissistic Personality},
  author={Zlatan Kri{\vz}an and Anne Danielle Herlache},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Review},
  pages={3 - 31}
  • Z. Križan, A. Herlache
  • Published 1 February 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Personality and Social Psychology Review
The narcissism spectrum model synthesizes extensive personality, social–psychological, and clinical evidence, building on existing knowledge about narcissistic grandiosity and vulnerability to reveal a view of narcissism that respects its clinical origins, embraces the diversity and complexity of its expression, and reflects extensive scientific evidence about the continuity between normal and abnormal personality expression. Critically, the proposed model addresses three key, inter-related… Expand
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