Perfectionism and health: A mediational analysis of the roles of stress, social support and health-related behaviours

  title={Perfectionism and health: A mediational analysis of the roles of stress, social support and health-related behaviours},
  author={D. Molnar and S. Sadava and G. Flett and Jennifer Colautti},
  journal={Psychology & Health},
  pages={846 - 864}
  • D. Molnar, S. Sadava, +1 author Jennifer Colautti
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychology & Health
  • This study tested a model derived from personality theory in which perceived stress, perceived social support, health-risk and health-promotion behaviours mediate the relationship between perfectionism and perceived physical health. A sample of 538 undergraduate students completed a web-based survey assessing multi-dimensional perfectionism, perceived stress, perceived social support, health behaviours, physical health and a scale tapping elements of the five-factor model of personality… CONTINUE READING
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