Perfectionism and suicidal preoccupation.

@article{Adkins1996PerfectionismAS,
  title={Perfectionism and suicidal preoccupation.},
  author={Karen Adkins and Warren Parker},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={1996},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={529-43}
}
One hundred twenty-nine undergraduate students were assessed for suicidal preoccupation, using the Alabama Adolescent Health Survey (AAHS) and selected cards from the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT). They were also administered the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale (MPS) to assess perfectionistic tendencies. Objective scoring of the TAT was found to be highly reliable. Canonical correlational analyses were nonsignificant for a relationship between perfectionism and suicidal themes on the… CONTINUE READING