Email Bookmark and Share


Self-Affirmation Through Self-Victimization

Poster Session XII - Board: XII- 126
Sunday, May 30, 2010, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Grand Ballroom

Shannon M. Rauch
Providence College

Kimberley Schanz
Providence College

Mallory Creter
Providence College

Alicia Norton
Providence College

Thinking about oneself as a victim may be a means of self-affirming after a negative behavior. Participants wrote about a time when they transgressed against another or a control event, either in a public or private condition. Transgression increased self-victimization in both cases, particularly among low narcissism participants.

Subject Area: Personality/Social
Keywords: Self

Go back