Category: Dr. Scott Keiller

Women Anger Narcissistic Men Most | Psych Central News

If you know a narcissistic man and you’re a woman, you may want to be careful. A new study released today suggests that heterosexual men who are narcissists lash out most often at heterosexual women. According to the study, heterosexual men, gay men and lesbian women provoke a softer reaction in narcissistic men, according to psychologist Dr. Scott Keiller from Kent State University at Tuscarawas. Why do male narcissists seem to lash out most at women? The researcher suggest it may be due to women’s unparalleled potential for gratifying, or frustrating, men’s narcissism. They are crucial players and even gatekeepers in men’s quests for sexual pleasure, patriarchal power and status. ‘Although narcissists may want to maintain feelings of superiority and power over all people, narcissistic heterosexual men are particularly invested in subordinating heterosexual women,’ noted Dr. Keiller. ‘The results suggest that narcissistic hostility is associated with a group’s potential to provide or

Source: Women Anger Narcissistic Men Most | Psych Central News

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