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Dark Triad Scale (Dirty Dozen)

The toxic triad is commonly known as the Dark Triad .  The triad consists of three sets of personality traits  representing features of  Narcissistic,  Psychopathic,  and  Machiavellian   personality clusters.  The Dirty Dozen Scale Psychological Scientists Peter Jonason and Gregory Webster developed a scale known as the Dirty Dozen (2010), which uses 12-items to identify key features of this “Dark” or Toxic Triad. Here’ are the 12 items 1.       I tend to manipulate others to get my way. 2.       I tend to lack remorse. 3.       I tend to want others to admire me. 4.       I tend to be unconcerned with the morality of my actions. 5.       I have used deceit or lied to get my way. 6.       I tend to be callous or insensitive. 7.       I have used flattery to get my way. 8.       I tend to seek prestige or status. 9.       I tend to be cynical. 10.   I tend to exploit others toward my own end. 11.   I tend to expect special favors from others. 12.