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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perfectionism_(psychology)

Perfectionism, in psychology, is a personality trait characterized by a person's striving for ... consider their mistakes a sign of personal defects. For these people, anxiety about potential failure is the reason perfectionism is felt as a burden.

blogs.psychcentral.com/imperfect/2015/12/what-causes-perfectionism

Dec 8, 2015 ... The root of perfectionism is believing your self-worth is based on your achievements Perfectionism is often present when some combination of ...

www.psychologytoday.com/basics/perfectionism

For perfectionists, life is an endless report card on accomplishments or looks. It's a fast and enduring track to unhappiness, and perfectionism is often ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/sideways-view/201402/the-curse-perfectionism

Feb 12, 2014 ... Would you ever want to work with or for someone who was known to be a perfectionist? Are there some jobs where perfectionism is a great ...

www.2knowmyself.com/how_perfectionism_develops

What causes the development of perfectionism. In my previous article Understanding people's psychology i said that people develop personality traits that allow ...

www.goodtherapy.org/learn-about-therapy/issues/perfectionism

A number of factors can contribute to the development of perfectionism. Anxiety, insecurity, and fear of disapproval ...

www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/young-adult/Pages/What-Fuels-Perfectionism.aspx

Nov 21, 2015 ... There may be a biological component to perfectionism as evidenced by its link to eating disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/docs/2%20Understanding%20Perfectionism.pdf

In Module 1 we introduced a definition of perfectionism and described the positive and ... We are now going to look at the underlying reasons for perfectionism.

www.apa.org/monitor/nov03/manyfaces.aspx

"I think the reason for that is that socially prescribed perfectionism has an element of pressure combined with a sense of helplessness and hopelessness," ...