9. Behind the Mask
Narcissism and Implicit Self-Esteem
- 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
Zeigler-Hill, V. and Jordan, C. H. (2011) Behind the Mask, 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.ch9
- Published Online: 12 MAR 2012
- Published Print: 20 JUL 2011
Print ISBN: 9780470607220
Online ISBN: 9781118093108
- implicit self-esteem;
- fragile self-esteem
How do narcissists “really” feel about themselves? Is their grandiosity a facade to disguise their underlying insecurity? Measures of implicit self-esteem have recently allowed researchers to examine this possibility empirically. This chapter examines existing evidence concerning how narcissism relates to implicit self-esteem and other markers of fragile self-esteem.