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Perfectionism and Psychological Symptoms: Evidence for the Utility of the Clinical Perfectionism Questionnaire

Poster Session I - Board: I-030
Friday, May 22, 2009, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Yerba Buena 7

Kathleen Hazlett
University of Michigan

Edward C. Chang
University of Michigan

Jean M. Kim
University of Michigan

Ratika Singh
University of Michigan

William Tsai
University of Michigan

Kavita Srivastava
University of Michigan

Melissa L. Ng
University of Michigan

Lawrence J. Sanna
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This study examines how various measures of perfectionism are uniquely related to psychological symptoms, with specific focus on the Clinical Perfectionism Questionnaire (CPQ). Results indicate that the CPQ is significantly correlated with outcomes as well as that it predicts unique variance in outcomes beyond that of previously used perfectionism measures.

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