The nature and assessment of perfectionism: A critical analysis.

  title={The nature and assessment of perfectionism: A critical analysis.},
  author={Murray W. Enns and Brian J. Cox},

Never good enough: The relation between the impostor phenomenon and multidimensional perfectionism

The Impostor Phenomenon can be described as the tendency to attribute professional success not to one’s own abilities but to excessive effort or fortunate external circumstances. Individuals strongly

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

The first meta-analytic review of the relationships between perfectionism dimensions and FFM traits revealed perfectionistic concerns were characterized by neuroticism, low agreeableness, and low extraversion; perfectionistic strivings were characterizedBy conscientiousness, complement theory suggesting that perfectionism has neurotic and non-neurotic dimensions.

Psychometric Properties of the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale of Hewitt in a Dutch-Speaking Sample: Associations With the Big Five Personality Traits

The Dutch Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale was administered in a large student sample and a confirmatory factor analysis was performed to test the factorial structure proposed by the original authors, and the 3-factor structure originally observed by the authors was confirmed.

SMEs Context of Turkey from the Relational Perspective of Members' Perfectionism, Work Family Conflict and Burnout

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) became the driving force of nations' economies for a long time. Related concepts such as entrepreneurship, start-ups, innovations and alike also started to

A randomised controlled trial of group cognitive behavioural therapy for clinical perfectionism

The model of clinical perfectionism posited to be a transdiagnostic process and the conceptualisation of perfectionism adopted by the current research are described.

& (2006). Positive conceptions of perfectionism: Approaches, evidence, challenges. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 10, 295-319. Positive Conceptions of Perfectionism: Approaches, Evidence, Challenges

Almost 30 years ago, Hamachek (1978) suggested that two forms of perfectionism be distinguished, a positive form labeled „normal perfectionism” and a negative form labeled „neurotic perfectionism.”

Self-Appraisals, Perfectionism, and Academics in College Undergraduates




Perfectionism and the gifted

This article is an examination of the theoretical views of perfectionism, some of the instruments available to measure the construct, and the empirical evidence related to perfectionism in both the

Perfectionists: Study of a Criterion Group

The literature on perfectionism was reviewed and was found to be primarily based on a biased sample of perfectionists in treatment and a negative perception of perfectionism related to common

Development and validation of a multidimensional eating disorder inventory for anorexia nervosa and bulimia.

The development and validation of a new measure, the Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) is described. The EDI is a 64 item, self-report, multiscale measure designed for the assessment of psychological

Perfectionism: Its Measurement and Career Relevance

The meaning and measurement of the construct of perfectionism has potentially important implications for career choice and career development. The present article reviews the theoretical and