The conceptualization and assessment of grandiose and vulnerable narcissism : An investigation of common and unique features

@inproceedings{Davies2015TheCA,
  title={The conceptualization and assessment of grandiose and vulnerable narcissism : An investigation of common and unique features},
  author={Richard C. Davies},
  year={2015}
}
Researchers agree that there are two narcissism expressions, specifically grandiose and vulnerable narcissism. However, their assessment remains contentious. The Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI; Raskin & Terry, 1988) assesses all aspects of grandiose narcissism for some whereas critics claim it assesses only ‘normal narcissism’. The alternative measure, the Pathological Narcissism Inventory (PNI; Pincus et al., 2009), is proposed to measure all aspects of grandiose and vulnerable… CONTINUE READING