The multidimensional perfectionism scale : reliability, validity, and psychometric properties in psychiatric samples

@article{Hewitt1991TheMP,
  title={The multidimensional perfectionism scale : reliability, validity, and psychometric properties in psychiatric samples},
  author={Paul L. Hewitt and Gordon L. Flett and Wendy Turnbull-Donovan and Samuel F. Mikail},
  journal={Psychological Assessment},
  year={1991},
  volume={3},
  pages={464-468}
}
Previous perfectionism measures have not been evaluated for use with clinical samples. This research examined the psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale (MPS), a 45-hem measure of self-oriented, other-oriented, and socially prescribed perfectionism. Study 1 provided normative data for various patient groups and demonstrated the stability of the MPS subscales in psychiatric patients. Study 2 showed that the MPS subscales have adequate concurrent validity, are not… 

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