The Impact of Perfectionistic Self-Presentation on the Cognitive, Affective, and Physiological Experience of a Clinical Interview

@article{Hewitt2008TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Perfectionistic Self-Presentation on the Cognitive, Affective, and Physiological Experience of a Clinical Interview},
  author={P. Hewitt and A. M. Habke and D. Lee-Baggley and S. Sherry and G. Flett},
  journal={Psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={71},
  pages={122 - 93}
}
  • P. Hewitt, A. M. Habke, +2 authors G. Flett
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Abstract Perfectionistic self-presentation is proposed as a deleterious interpersonal style that has an influence in clinical contexts that involves promoting a public image of perfection and avoiding displays and self-disclosures of imperfections. A sample of 90 clinical patients taking part in a clinical interview were assessed in terms of their levels of perfectionistic self-presentation and trait perfectionism and their affective, cognitive, and physiological reactions. Perfectionistic self… CONTINUE READING
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