27. Narcissistic Self-Enhancement
- W. Keith Campbell and
- Joshua D. Miller
Published Online: 12 MAR 2012
Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Handbook of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Theoretical Approaches, Empirical Findings, and Treatments
How to Cite
Wallace, H. M. (2011) Narcissistic Self-Enhancement, in The Handbook of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Theoretical Approaches, Empirical Findings, and Treatments (eds W. K. Campbell and J. D. Miller), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. doi: 10.1002/9781118093108.ch27
- Published Online: 12 MAR 2012
- Published Print: 20 JUL 2011
Print ISBN: 9780470607220
Online ISBN: 9781118093108
- Narcissistic Personality Inventory
Narcissists chronically overclaim agentic traits and sacrifice relationships to pursue the prestige and power they crave. This chapter compares conflicting explanations for narcissists' self-aggrandizing style of self-enhancement and considers whether narcissists' impatient self-promotional strategies ultimately restrict their long-term self-enhancement prospects.