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There are two types of narcissism: With grandiose narcissism we see characteristics like being extroverted, socially bold, self-confident, having a superficial charm, being resistant to criticism, and being callous and unemotional. Vulnerable narcissism is characterized by shame, anger, aggression, hypersensitivity, a tendency to be introverted, defensive, avoidant, anxious, depressed, socially awkward, and shy.

Factor 1 Psychopathy (primary) – callous/unemotional, manipulative, pathological liar, fearless dominance, lacking in remorse

Factor 2 Psychopathy (secondary) – impulsive, irresponsible, neurotic, emotionally reactive, criminal, sensation-seeking

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