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A Study on Dark Triad Personality and Emergency Response and Psychological Adaptation Among Young Adults During Pandemic

Sidrah Jamal1 and Sandhya Bhatt2
  • 1 Department of Clinical Psychology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, India
  • 2 Amity Institute of Psychology and Allied Sciences, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India

Abstract

The present research was titled “A Study on Dark Triad Personality and emergency response and psychological adaptation among young adults during pandemic.” The purpose of the study was to explore the association between the dimensions of dark triad personality namely narcissism, psychopathy, Machiavellianism and the dimensions of emergency response and psychological adaptation namely worry, agitation, awareness, prosociality, and perceived self-efficacy. The correlation between the dimensions of dark triad personality and the dimensions of emergency response and psychological adaptation. Gender differences were also studied for the dimension of dark triad personality. The results showed that a strong positive correlation existed between narcissism and agitation, Machiavellianism and worry, and Machiavellianism and agitation. Narcissism and psychopathy were found to be strong predictors of agitation. Significant gender differences were noted on the dimensions of psychopathy and Machiavellianism where males scored higher than females.

Current Research in Psychology
Volume 10 No. 1, 2023, 1-9

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/crpsp.2023.1.9

Submitted On: 9 May 2023 Published On: 28 November 2023

How to Cite: Jamal, S. & Bhatt, S. (2023). A Study on Dark Triad Personality and Emergency Response and Psychological Adaptation Among Young Adults During Pandemic. Current Research in Psychology, 10(1), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.3844/crpsp.2023.1.9

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Keywords

  • Dark Triad Personality
  • Emergency Response and Psychological Adaptation
  • Narcissism
  • Psychopathy and Machiavellianism