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Evidence that narcissists really do think they’re “all that.”

You probably have a pretty good idea of what a narcissist is. They’re arrogant, self-absorbed, and generally speaking they’re not too pleasant to be around–at least not for long periods of time. If you’re like most people, you probably also assume one additional thing. You probably think that narcissists dislike themselves deep down inside. In other words, narcissism is really just a mask that covers up deeply hidden insecurities and self-loathing.
If you think that this is true, then you’re in good company. This has long been a standard conceptualization of narcissism within the psychological literature. A recent study by Keith Campbell, Jennifer Bosson, Thomas Goheen, Chad Lakey, and Michael Kernis (let’s just call them Campbell et al. to keep things simple), however, challenges this assumption.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-narcissus-in-all-us/200807/do-narcissists-really-hate-themselves-deep-down-inside

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