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Perfectionism

By Joachim Stoeber

Abstract

Perfectionism is a personality disposition characterized by striving for flawlessness and setting exceedingly high standards for performance, accompanied by tendencies for overly critical evaluations. It is a disposition that may pervade all areas of life, particularly areas in which performance plays as major role (e.g., work, school). Therefore, it comes as no surprise that perfectionism is a common characteristic in competitive athletes

Topics: BF
Publisher: Sage
Year: 2014
OAI identifier: oai:kar.kent.ac.uk:34062

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