Two faces of narcissism.

  title={Two faces of narcissism.},
  author={Paul Wink},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={61 4},
  • P. Wink
  • Published 1991
  • Psychology
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
The present study examines the lack of strong correlations among existing self-report measures of narcissism. A principal-components analysis of 6 MMPI narcissism scales resulted in 2 orthogonal factors, 1 implying Vulnerability-Sensitivity and the other Grandiosity-Exhibitionism. Although unrelated to each other, these 2 factors were associated with such core features of narcissism as conceit, self-indulgence, and disregard of others. Despite this common core, however, Vulnerability… 

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