Who are communal narcissists?
New article in the Journal of Research in Personality.
There are three facets of narcissism: agentic, antagonistic, and neurotic. However, not all narcissistic constructs fit into this structural organization. Across two self-report studies (N = 1154) and one social network study (N = 246; N = 5986 total observations), we analyse if communal narcissism could be meaningfully integrated with this three-factor conceptualization of narcissism. We provide evidence that communal narcissism is negatively related to agreeableness when controlling for communion. Also, such residualised communal narcissism negatively predicts objective prosociality as well as being liked less (when controlled for liking others). Relations of the residualised communal narcissism to the facets of narcissism allows to fit this construct within the spectrum of narcissistic personality.