Short Dark Triad, SD3

Online version of the Short Dark Triad (SD3) by Delroy L. Paulhus. This 27-item instrument captures subclinical versions of narcissism, machiavellianism, and psychopathy.

The Dark Triad personality traits are three closely related yet independent personality traits that all have a somewhat malevolent connotation. The three traits are machiavellianism (a manipulative attitude), narcissism (excessive self-love), and psychopathy (lack of empathy).

Authors: D. Paulhus, K. Williams (2013)

Test is provided for educational and entertainment use only. It is not intended to be a psychological advice of any kind, and come without any guarantee of accuracy or validity. Assesment is free and anonymous. You can save the direct link to your results.