The happy and unhappy faces of narcissism

@article{Rose2002TheHA,
  title={The happy and unhappy faces of narcissism},
  author={Paul Rose},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
  year={2002},
  volume={33},
  pages={379-391}
}
  • Paul Rose
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Several theorists have argued in favor of a distinction between overt and covert narcissism, and factor analytic studies have supported this distinction. In this paper I demonstrate that overt narcissists report higher self-esteem and higher satisfaction with life, whereas covert narcissists report lower self-esteem and lower satisfaction with life. I also present mediational models to explain why overt narcissists are relatively happy and covert narcissists are relatively unhappy. In analyses… CONTINUE READING
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