Prediction of the perfectionism by proposed model for abnormal personality dimensions


Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran


Introduction: The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between the dimensions of perfectionism and abnormal personality dimensions introduced in the fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and to address this issue that to what extent each personality dimension can predict the dimensions of to perfectionism.Method: The present study is descriptive and correlational. The study took place on a sample of 270 individuals from the population of university students in Ramsar city. In the way that the participants were evaluated through two Tehran Multidimensional Perfectionism and PID-5 questionnaire. In this study, multiple regression was used to analyze data.Results: The results showed that in addition to the correlation among all abnormal personality Dimensions with the dimensions of perfectionism, negative effect can be a good predictor for self-oriented perfectionism and other oriented perfectionism; and also disinhibition was found as the best predictor for socially-prescribed perfectionism.Conclusion: Considering the importance of perfectionism and its role in many defects and psychiatric, physical, and social disorders; it is imperative that experts in research, prevention, and treatment take more efficient steps in leading this personality Dimensions towardbeing more adaptive and normal.


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