Perfectionism and Personality Disorders as Predictors of Symptoms and Interpersonal Problems.

@article{Dimaggio2015PerfectionismAP,
  title={Perfectionism and Personality Disorders as Predictors of Symptoms and Interpersonal Problems.},
  author={Giancarlo Dimaggio and Paul H Lysaker and Teresa Calarco and Roberto Pedone and Nicola Marsigli and I. Ripamonti Riccardi and Beatrice Sabatelli and Antonino Carcione and Alessandra Paviglianiti},
  journal={American journal of psychotherapy},
  year={2015},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={
          317-30
        }
}
Maladaptive perfectionism is a common factor in many disorders and is correlated with some personality dysfunctions. Less clear is how dimensions, such as concern over mistakes, doubts about actions, and parental criticism, are linked to overall suffering. Additionally, correlations between perfectionism and personality disorders are poorly explored in clinical samples. In this study we compared a treatment seeking individuals (n=93) and a community sample (n=100) on dimensions of maladaptive… CONTINUE READING
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