The dimensions of perfectionism

  title={The dimensions of perfectionism},
  author={R. Frost and P. Marten and Cathleen M. Lahart and R. Rosenblate},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  • R. Frost, P. Marten, +1 author R. Rosenblate
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Cognitive Therapy and Research
  • Perfectionism is a major diagnostic criterion for one DSM-III diagnosis, and it has been hypothesized to play a major role in a wide variety of psychopathologies. Yet there is no precise definition of, and there is a paucity of research on, this construct. Based on what has been theorized about perfectionism, a multidimensional measure was developed and several hypotheses regarding the nature of perfectionism were tested in four separate studies. The major dimension of this measure was… CONTINUE READING
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