Methods of child perfectionism studies



The article presents the basic modern foreign models and lines of research of perfectionism in adults. Shows a deficiency of studies of children's perfectionism. A deficit of tools, testing perfectionism in children and adolescents. Presented studies show the connection of perfectionism with disturbances in the emotional sphere in children and adolescents, as well as suicidal behavior. Data are given on validation of the author's questionnaire Children's perfectionism.

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Keywords: a perfectionism, a children, an adolescents, emotional disturbances, suicidal behavior, a parents.

Journal rubric: Workshop and Methods

Article type: review article

For citation: Volikova S.V. Methods of child perfectionism studies. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2013. Vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 177–192. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Svetlana V. Volikova, PhD in Psychology, psychologist, Russian University of Transport (MIIT), Assistant Professor at the Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy Chair, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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