The Malevolent Side of Human Nature: A Meta-Analysis and Critical Review of the Literature on the Dark Triad (Narcissism, Machiavellianism, and Psychopathy)

Peter Muris*, Harald Merckelbach, Henry Otgaar, Ewout Meijer

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259 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-204
JournalPerspectives on Psychological Science
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017


  • Dark triad
  • narcissism
  • Machiavellianism
  • psychopathy
  • review
  • meta-analysis

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