Perfectionism and ethnicity: implications for depressive symptoms and self-reported academic achievement.

@article{Castro2003PerfectionismAE,
  title={Perfectionism and ethnicity: implications for depressive symptoms and self-reported academic achievement.},
  author={J. Castro and K. Rice},
  journal={Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={
          64-78
        }
}
  • J. Castro, K. Rice
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology
  • Ethnic differences in perfectionism were examined among Asian American, African American, and Caucasian American college students. Analyses revealed that Asian American students scored significantly higher than the other groups on 3 of 6 perfectionism subscales. Minority students reported significantly higher parental expectations than Caucasian students. Significant correlations emerged for all 3 groups between depressive symptoms and concerns about making mistakes, perceived criticism from… CONTINUE READING
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