| Published: June 30, 2021
Impact of Narcissism on Sexual Coercion in Young Adult Women
The present study examined the relationship between narcissism and sexual coercion, and the impact of narcissism on sexual coercion among young adult females. The scales used for the study to assess the relationship and the impact of narcissism and sexual coercion are Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI) which consists of 40 statements with two forced-choice alternatives each and Sexual Coercion in Intimate Relationships Scale (SCIRS) consisting of 34 statements. The test was administered on 101 young adult females in a romantic relationship belonging to the age group of 18-29 years. The results showed that there is a significant relationship between narcissism and sexual coercion. The study also found that there was a significant impact of narcissism on sexual coercion. The results showed a positive correlation between the variables narcissism and sexual coercion and that narcissism significantly influenced sexual coercion with a 6% of variance. The implications of preventing sexual harassment among young adult women are discussed.
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© 2021, Sharma R.
Received: May 03, 2021; Revision Received: June 22, 2021; Accepted: June 30, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 2, April-June, 2021