A Study of Narcissistic Traits and its relationship with Expressions of Aggression among Indian Men
Paromita Mitra Bhaumik, Shromona Dey
Narcissistic traits, Verbal aggression, Physical aggression Anger, Hostility
This study aimed to investigate the relationship between expressions of aggression and trait narcissism. A sample of 100 Indian men, aged 20-30, completed standardized measures of narcissistic traits and anger expression. The study explored the potential correlation between narcissistic personality traits and aggression expression, including physical aggression, verbal aggression, anger and hostility. The findings of this study will contribute to a better understanding of the complex dynamics between narcissism and aggression expression in Indian men, with implications for mental health and social relationships. Aim: The aim of the present study is all about learning if there is any relationship between the various expression of aggression viz. physical aggression, verbal aggression, anger and hostility in Indian men with narcissistic traits. Methods: Quantitative data was collected from 100 males of India aged between 20-30 years, using standardized psychometric questionnaire: The Narcissist Personality Inventory-40 by Raskin and Terry (1988) and The Buss and Perry Aggressive Questionnaire (1992). Results: The correlation analysis indicates that for the present sample, there is a strong positive correlation between narcissistic traits and hostility, verbal aggression and physical aggression (0.269, 0.261 & 0.258). In the other hand, a weak positive correlation exists between narcissistic traits and anger (0.179).
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Unique Paper ID: 164460

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 10, Issue 12

Page(s): 1829 - 1839
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