Effect of Perfectionism on Mental Health and Self-esteem and Subjective Well-being.
Tong Yuehua, Song Shanggui. Department of Psychology, Jinan Universi ty, Jinan 250002, P.R.China
Objective To examine the effect of perfectionism on mental he alth, self-esteem and subjective well-being in college students. Metho ds Four scales were administered on 290 college students. Results (1) Concern over Mistakes and Doubts about Action were predictors of men tal health. Concern over Mistakes, Doubts about Action, and Organization were pr edictors of self-efficacy. Concern over Mistakes and Organization were predicto rs of subjective well-being. (2) Maladaptive perfectionism negatively negativel y affects mental health, self-esteem, and subjective well-being. Adaptive perf ectionism positively affects self-esteem and subjective well-being. Co nclusion Perfectionism dimensions had different effects on mental health, self-esteem and subjective well-being. Maladaptive and adaptive perfectionism had negative and positive effects on mental health, self-esteem and subjective well-being respectively.
【CateGory Index】： B844.2;