Topic:The millennial generation has been called the ‘narcissistic generation’ and there are claims that the world is experiencing a ‘narcissism epidemic.’ Does current psychological research support these claims? What factors are leading to current trends in narcissistic traits and what impact does narcissism have on society?

Topic:The millennial generation has been called the ‘narcissistic generation’ and there are claims that the world is experiencing a ‘narcissism epidemic.’ Does current psychological research support these claims? What factors are leading to current trends in narcissistic traits and what impact does narcissism have on society?

Topic:The millennial generation has been called the ‘narcissistic generation’ and there are claims that the world is experiencing a ‘narcissism epidemic.’ Does current psychological research support these claims? What factors are leading to current trends in narcissistic traits and what impact does narcissism have on society?

Gentile, Brittany, Twenge, Jean M., Freeman, Elise C., & Campbell, W. Keith. (2012). The effect of social networking websites on positive self-views: An experimental investigation. Computers in Human Behavior, 28(5), 1929.
Hill, E. (2016). The role of narcissism in health-risk and health-protective behaviors. Journal of Health Psychology, 21(9), 2021-2032.
Mathieu, Cynthia. (2013). Personality and job satisfaction: The role of narcissism. Personality and Individual Differences, 55(6), 650.
NOTE: You are permitted to use starting references within your report, however it is not a requirement to do so. You are expected to source additional references for your report. There is no fixed number of references required. However, a minimum of 10 references is recommended.
Word limit: 2350 words plus 150 words for the abstract (2500 in total). This 2350 word limit includes in text citations and headings. The references, any tables/figures, and title page are not included in the word count. The abstract has its own separate word limit of 150 words. There is no 10% leeway on the word limit for the abstract or the whole report.
There is no fixed word count for each section of the essay. However, a rough guideline to follow is:
• Introduction – 10-15% of the word count
• Body – 70-80% of the word count
• Conclusion – 10-15% of the word count.
The marker will stop reading the essay once the word limit has been reached. Any content exceeding the word limit will not be assessed.
Value: 35% of the total mark for the unit


Topic:The millennial generation has been called the ‘narcissistic generation’ and there are claims that the world is experiencing a ‘narcissism epidemic.’ Does current psychological research support these claims? What factors are leading to current trends in narcissistic traits and what impact does narcissism have on society?

Gentile, Brittany, Twenge, Jean M., Freeman, Elise C., & Campbell, W. Keith. (2012). The effect of social networking websites on positive self-views: An experimental investigation. Computers in Human Behavior, 28(5), 1929.
Hill, E. (2016). The role of narcissism in health-risk and health-protective behaviors. Journal of Health Psychology, 21(9), 2021-2032.
Mathieu, Cynthia. (2013). Personality and job satisfaction: The role of narcissism. Personality and Individual Differences, 55(6), 650.
NOTE: You are permitted to use starting references within your report, however it is not a requirement to do so. You are expected to source additional references for your report. There is no fixed number of references required. However, a minimum of 10 references is recommended.
Word limit: 2350 words plus 150 words for the abstract (2500 in total). This 2350 word limit includes in text citations and headings. The references, any tables/figures, and title page are not included in the word count. The abstract has its own separate word limit of 150 words. There is no 10% leeway on the word limit for the abstract or the whole report.
There is no fixed word count for each section of the essay. However, a rough guideline to follow is:
• Introduction – 10-15% of the word count
• Body – 70-80% of the word count
• Conclusion – 10-15% of the word count.
The marker will stop reading the essay once the word limit has been reached. Any content exceeding the word limit will not be assessed.
Value: 35% of the total mark for the unit

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