Perfectionism as a factor of student disadaptation

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Abstract

In the group of 309 freshmen students of a Moscow university the day before the first exam session the indices of perfectionism, emotional disadaptation and avoiding behavior were assessed. Results show that students with high indices of perfectionism also have high indices of depression, suicidal intent, general anxiety, daily stress, examination and social anxiety, procrastination and social avoidance.

General Information

Keywords: emotional disadaptation, high school students, perfectionism, procrastination, social avoidance

Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology

For citation: Garanyan N.G., Andrusenko D.A., Hlomov I.D. Perfectionism as a factor of student disadaptation. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2009. Vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 72–81. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Natalia G. Garanyan, Doctor of Psychology, Professor of the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Associate Professor, leading researcher at the Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, member of the editorial board of the journal "Consultative Psychology and Psychotherapy", Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1227-2682, e-mail: garanian@mail.ru

D. A. Andrusenko, PhD student, Clinical Psychology Chair, Department of Psychological Counseling, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

I. D. Hlomov, Alumnus, Clinical Psychology Chair, Department of Psychological Counseling, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

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