“I Love Me Some Me” Examining the Links Between Narcissism and Self‐Esteem
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Where most accounts suggest that narcissism is characterized by exceedingly high self‐esteem, zero‐order correlations between narcissistic personality tendencies and global self‐esteem are only moderate. Here we consider several possible reasons for the weak links between narcissism and self‐esteem, and we offer directions for future research that might clarify these links.
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"I Love Me Some Me" Examining the Links Between Narcissism and Self‐Esteem In W. K. Campbell & J. Miller (Eds.), The Handbook of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Theoretical Approaches, Empirical Findings, and Treatments, p. 261-271
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Bosson, Jennifer K. and Weaver, Jonathan R., "“I Love Me Some Me” Examining the Links Between Narcissism and Self‐Esteem" (2012). Psychology Faculty Publications. 1167.