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  • Samantha Jones~ Jessica McNichol

  • AbstractBibliographyPersonality TraitsFive Factor Model Personality StabilityAssortive MatingManipulationPersonality DisordersCase Study- Narcissism in Celebrities

  • BibliographyFictional character in Sex and the City.Played by actress Kim Cattrall.Born in 1958, 45 years old on the show. Comes from an non-wealthy family. She owns a public relations company. Most sexually liberated of friends. Storylines revolve around many men and sex she has.

  • Personality TraitsTraits: are internal desires, needs, and wants that are causal in that they explain behaviour. Samanthas internal desireSamanthas Personality Traits:ImpulsiveReliableOutspokenPromiscuousLoyal

  • Five Factor Model of Personality5 taxonomies of personality traits that have both high and low scores. ExtroversionAgreeablenessConscientiousnessNeuroticismOpenness to experience

  • Samanthas Factor ModelHigh ExtroversionLow AgreeablenessHigh ConscientiousnessMiddle NeuroticismHigh Openness to New Experience

  • Predictability and 5 FactorGood Grades: high C, high emotionally stableRisky Sexual Behaviour: high N, low C, low AAlcohol Assumption: high E, low CEverest Climber: high E, emotionally stableHappiness: high E, low NLeadership Effectiveness: high E, high A, high C

  • Personality StabilityRank Order Stability: in a group your position in that group stays the same over time, the maintenance of personality in group. Personality Coherence: underlying trait that stays the same, but the way it is shown changes.

  • Assortive Mating for PersonalityAttraction Similarity Theory: people are attracted to those who have similar personality characteristics.

  • Samanthas Love InterestsRichard Wright: hotel executive, no monogamy Maria: famous artistSmith Jerrod: actor/model

  • Violation of Desire TheoryBreak ups should occur more when ones desires are violated than when they are fulfilled.Samanthas Break ups

  • ManipulationAll the ways in which people intentionally try to change the behaviour of others.Types:CoercionResponsibility InvocationSilent TreatmentHardballReasonPleasure InductionRegressionSocial ComparisonSelf AbasementMonetary RewardCharm

  • Samanthas ManipulationsCharmRegressionHardballPleasure InductionSocial Comparison

  • Personality DisordersIt is an enduring pattern of experience and behaviour that differs greatly from the expectations of the individuals culture. It is manifested in how people think, feel, get along with others, and ability to control behaviour

  • Clusters of DisordersErratic: emotional, difficulty getting along with others, unpredictable, and, violent, includes: antisocial, borderline, histrionic, narcissisticAnxious: fearful, apprehensive, and have trouble with social relationships, includes: avoidant, dependent, obsessive compulsive Eccentric: people appear odd, eccentric, and dont get along with others, includes: schizoid, schizotypical, paranoid

  • Samanthas DisorderHistrionic: excessive attention seeking, and emotionality, sexually provocative, opinions shallow, display strong emotions in public, suggestible and excessive need for attention. Narcissistic: need to be admired, strong sense of self-importance, lack of insight into other peoples feelings.

  • CASE STUDY Narcissism in CelebritiesNarcissistic Personality Inventory used to assess the degree of narcissism in celebrities compared to the population. Definition of a celebrity?Participants & ProcedureFindings & ConclusionsParallel to SamanthaFuture Directions: nature vs. nurture side of narcissism.

  • References(2007). Samantha Jones. Retrieved March 3, 2007, from Wikipedia Encyclopedia., Randy & David Buss. Personality Psychology: Domains of Knowledge About Human Nature. McGraw-Hill, New York, 2005. Young, M., & Pinsky, D. (2006). Narcissism and Celebrity. Journal of Research in Personality, 40 (5) 463-471. Retrieved March 12, 2007, from EBSCOhost database (Academic Search Premier).

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