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Are You A Drama Queen?

Find out how much Regina George you have in you.

You don't need to have a degree in Theater Arts to have a few drama queens in your life. However, the real question is: Are you the actual drama queen — someone who thrives on drama?

Psychologist Scott Frankowski has developed a test that can measure the need for drama, published earlier this year in the journal Personality and Individual Differences.

The abstract of the study reads, "We developed and tested a novel scale to measure Need for Drama (NFD), a compound maladaptive personality trait in which people impulsively manipulate others from a position of victimhood."

Frankowski and his team of researchers found that NFD consists of interpersonal manipulation, impulsive outspokenness, and a tendency to think of themselves as a victim. 

When they compared NFD to the Big Five Personality Traits, the researchers found that NFD individuals are neurotic, lack conscientiousness and are somewhat disagreeable. 

In addition, the stereotypical image of a drama queen being exclusively female is incorrect, as both men and women may have an overwhelming need for drama.

The brief test used statements such as "I say or do things just to see how others react" and "People often talk about me behind my back" to determine the level of drama queen in anyone.

How much do you crave drama? CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE TEST. You may be surprised to find that you're the drama queen in your squad.

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