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perfectionism

Philosophy the doctrine that man can attain perfection in this life
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Perhaps not surprisingly, perfectionism has been traditionally perceived as negative, undesirable, abnormal, neurotic, maladaptive or dysfunctional (Anshel & Mansouri, 2005; Blatt, 1995; Hamachek, 1978; Flett & Hewitt, 2005; Suddarth & Slaney, 2001).
In his 1969 essay "Ending the Waiting Game" (an essay that predates his first published thoughts on moral perfectionism by almost two decades), Cavell describes Endgame's "discovery" as "not the failure of meaning (if that means the lack of meaning) but its total, even totalitarian success" (2003, 117).
In the present study varied between perfectionism and responsibility before changing the direction of the target variable is the criterion variable.
References to perfectionism in the counseling literature have been increasing in recent years, and perfectionism is noted as a common concern in a range of psychological and counseling disorders (see Shafron & Mansell, 2001).
Perfectionism involves a person's tendency to value and pursue excellence, to set and adhere rigidly to extremely high standards, and to examine outcomes in a highly judgmental and critical fashion.
Other traits that can lead to athletes developing eating disorders are perfectionism and denial.
Again, the focus is primarily on their respective ethics, though Owen does draw out some of the political implications of perfectionism near the end of his piece.
The construct of "clinical perfectionism" has been developed in response to criticisms that other approaches have failed to yield advances in the treatment of the type of self-oriented perfectionism that poses a clinical problem.
What to Do When Good Enough Isn't Good Enough: The Real Deal on Perfectionism is a guide written especially for young people, preteens and teenagers about what perfectionism is and learning how to deal with it.
Perfectionism in your CLNC[R] business, especially perfectionism focused on the wrong things, can trap you into feeling productive while robbing you of being impactful and of taking action on important Big Things.
From strategies to cope with nagging fears to the power of envisioning success to overcoming tendency toward unproductive perfectionism and much more, Funky to Fabulous presents salt-of-the-earth wisdom in a trendy, lighthearted manner.