Narcissists, psychopaths and Machiavellians, oh my. These antagonistic personality types can make life hard for the people around them. Here are five tips for how to deal with them at work.
Narcissism among young people is often associated with selfies and showing off on social media, but it can also take the form of religious expression or fanaticism.
It’s common to hear ex-lovers or friends and politicians described as ‘narcissists’. But what does this really mean and when it is a problem?
Narcissism and belief in conspiracy theories may be among the factors that motivate people to buy cryptocurrencies.
Researchers used to believe people with ‘dark personalities’ had empathy deficits, but new research is challenging that.
Some narcissists want to feel included in by the group whereas others don’t really care.
A meta-analysis of 437 studies found that egomaniacs aren’t just a bummer – they can be dangerous, too.
Why companies (and political parties) should screen leadership candidates for psychopathy and narcissism.
Narcissism is relatively common among managers and can damage their relationships with employees. Yet some narcissists can enourage trust despite their shortcomings. So how can they be detected?
Does our penchant for unfit but charismatic populists trace back to our playground politics?
Donald Trump’s narcissism and destructive style of leadership may influence organizational leaders who were impressed by what he was able to get away with during his four years as president.
Grandiose narcissists do not, or even cannot, recognise and acknowledge a failure could be their own.
In Oscar Wilde’s novel, ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray,’ a painted portrait of the protagonist becomes ugly and twisted with age, much like Trump is represented as reflecting all of America’s evils.
When a celebrity, politician or other influential person checks in, a health care team can feel pressured to give in to a VIP’s wishes.
What causes unprovoked acts of violence? And is there any place for such cruelty in our society?
It’s worth going out of your way to ensure that kids practice interacting with others and maintain their friendships.
Psychologists call these traits the ‘Big Five’: openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness and neuroticism. A researcher suggests your profile implies your response to social distancing.
The military should take more care when hiring new staff if we are to prevent atrocities in wars.
“Sadfishers” are people who post sensitive or emotional personal material online to gain sympathy or attention. But this behaviour might actually indicate a deeper psychological issue.
The trait can bring mental strength and resilience.