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When does conscientiousness become perfectionism ?

  title={When does conscientiousness become perfectionism ?},
  author={Paul L. Hewitt},
Gordon L. Flett, PhD Canada Research Chair in Personality and Health York University Toronto Mr. C is a 50-year-old professional writer who recently made a serious suicide attempt. At his initial session, Mr. C was hesitant to discuss his situation and reason for attending. He did, however, bring a copy of his résumé so the therapist could “get to know him quickly.” He said he had been depressed for a long time, especially since he found an error in one of his published works. His confi dence… 

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