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Narcissists, Machiavellians, Nonclinical Psychopaths, and Everyday Sadists.

Paulhus and his colleagues have enumerated four different kinds of self-centered and socially offensive people who most of us encounter in our day-to-day lives:  Narcissists, Machiavellians, Nonclinical Psychopaths, and Everyday Sadists.  Paulhus notes that psychologists often confuse these types of individuals, who all share a tendency to score especially high on measures of Callousness (or lack of empathy for other people).  Each of these types also tends to be extroverted and sociable, so often make good first impressions, before going on to make life miserable for those who are exploited by them.  But there are important differences, and those distinctions have important implications for the kinds of harm these folks can do to their relationship partners and coworkers. 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/sex-murder-and-the-meaning-life/201412/the-four-dark-personality-traits

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