Introducing the short Dark Triad (SD3): a brief measure of dark personality traits. Jones, D. N. & Paulhus, D. L. Assessment, 21:28–41, February, 2014.
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Three socially aversive traits-Machiavellianism, narcissism, and psychopathy-have been studied as an overlapping constellation known as the Dark Triad. Here, we develop and validate the Short Dark Triad (SD3), a brief proxy measure. Four studies (total N = 1,063) examined the structure, reliability, and validity of the subscales in both community and student samples. In Studies 1 and 2, structural analyses yielded three factors with the final 27 items loading appropriately on their respective factors. Study 3 confirmed that the resulting SD3 subscales map well onto the longer standard measures. Study 4 validated the SD3 subscales against informant ratings. Together, these studies indicate that the SD3 provides efficient, reliable, and valid measures of the Dark Triad of personalities.
@Article{Jones2014,
  author          = {Jones, Daniel N. and Paulhus, Delroy L.},
  journal         = {Assessment},
  title           = {Introducing the short Dark Triad (SD3): a brief measure of dark personality traits.},
  year            = {2014},
  issn            = {1552-3489},
  month           = feb,
  pages           = {28--41},
  volume          = {21},
  abstract        = {Three socially aversive traits-Machiavellianism, narcissism, and psychopathy-have been studied as an overlapping constellation known as the Dark Triad. Here, we develop and validate the Short Dark Triad (SD3), a brief proxy measure. Four studies (total N = 1,063) examined the structure, reliability, and validity of the subscales in both community and student samples. In Studies 1 and 2, structural analyses yielded three factors with the final 27 items loading appropriately on their respective factors. Study 3 confirmed that the resulting SD3 subscales map well onto the longer standard measures. Study 4 validated the SD3 subscales against informant ratings. Together, these studies indicate that the SD3 provides efficient, reliable, and valid measures of the Dark Triad of personalities.},
  citation-subset = {IM},
  completed       = {2014-11-14},
  country         = {United States},
  doi             = {10.1177/1073191113514105},
  groups          = {Scales and tests},
  issn-linking    = {1073-1911},
  issue           = {1},
  keywords        = {Adult; Antisocial Personality Disorder, diagnosis, psychology; Character; Factor Analysis, Statistical; Female; Humans; Machiavellianism; Male; Personality Assessment, statistics & numerical data; Personality Disorders, psychology; Psychometrics, statistics & numerical data; Reference Values; Reproducibility of Results; Young Adult; Dark Triad; Machiavellianism; narcissism; psychopathy; subclinical},
  nlm-id          = {9431219},
  owner           = {NLM},
  pii             = {1073191113514105},
  pmid            = {24322012},
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  pubstate        = {ppublish},
  revised         = {2022-03-17},
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