Perfectionism and psychological distress : a review of the cognitive factors REVIEW

  title={Perfectionism and psychological distress : a review of the cognitive factors REVIEW},
  author={Ant{\^o}nio da Silva Mac{\^e}do and Mariana Marroni Marques and Ana Telma Pereira},
The authors review the role of cognitive processes and mechanisms involved in the relationship between maladaptive aspects of perfectionism and psychological distress. A brief introduction to the concept of perfectionism is made, giving particular relevance to its multidimensional nature that encompasses positive and negative aspects. The later facets and its relationship with a broad range of psychopathological conditions are emphasized. The main cognitive processes and cognitions underlying… CONTINUE READING
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