Perfectionism and the Five-Factor Model of Personality: A Meta-Analytic Review

  title={Perfectionism and the Five-Factor Model of Personality: A Meta-Analytic Review},
  author={M. Smith and S. Sherry and V. Vidovi{\'c} and D. Saklofske and Joachim Stoeber and A. Benoit},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Review},
  pages={367 - 390}
  • M. Smith, S. Sherry, +3 authors A. Benoit
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Personality and Social Psychology Review
  • Over 25 years of research suggests an important link between perfectionism and personality traits included in the five-factor model (FFM). However, inconsistent findings, underpowered studies, and a plethora of perfectionism scales have obscured understanding of how perfectionism fits within the FFM. We addressed these limitations by conducting the first meta-analytic review of the relationships between perfectionism dimensions and FFM traits (k = 77, N = 24,789). Meta-analysis with random… CONTINUE READING
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