Perfectionism cognitions are multidimensional: A reply to Flett and Hewitt (2014)

Stoeber, Joachim and Kobori, Osamu and Brown, Anna (2014) Perfectionism cognitions are multidimensional: A reply to Flett and Hewitt (2014). Assessment, 21 (6). pp. 666-668. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1177/1073191114550676) (Full text available)

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Abstract

We reply to Flett and Hewitt’s (2014) commentary on our findings (Stoeber, Kobori, & Brown, 2014) focusing on the multidimensionality of the Perfectionism Cognitions Inventory (PCI) and the question of whether the Multidimensional Perfectionism Cognitions Inventory (MPCI) represents an alternative to the PCI. In addition, we reiterate the importance of considering suppression effects when examining different dimensions of perfectionism and, in concluding, invite researchers to join forces to further advance the assessment of multidimensional perfectionism cognitions.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: perfectionistic strivings; perfectionistic concerns; automatic thoughts; dysfunctional attitudes; positive and negative affect; depressive symptoms; suppression
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Joachim Stoeber
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2014 06:44 UTC
Last Modified: 08 May 2018 08:43 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/42243 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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