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Motivational aspects of multi-dimensional perfectionism: relationship with goal striving

Ali Eryılmaz, Ahmet Kara.

Abstract
Objective: There have been many personality traits, which are related with physical and mental health of individuals. One of these traits is perfectionism. The aim of this study is to investigate relationships between goal striving and multi-dimensional perfectionism.
Method: This study has been carried out as a cross-sectional and quantitative method. In this study, 116 female and 110 male university students were included. The data were collected with Multi-dimensional Perfectionism Scale and Goal Striving Scale. Multiple regression analysis method was used to analysis of data.
Results: According to results, self-oriented perfectionism was found related with commitment of goals and persistence in goal striving (R2=0.20; F=18.21; p<0.01); other-oriented perfectionism was found related with persistence in goal striving (R2=0.05; F=3.95; p<0.01); social-oriented perfectionism was found related with persistence in goal striving and goal give up (R2=0.06; F=4.97; p<0.01).
Conclusions: It is found that different types of perfectionism were related with goal striving process. Thus, this study carried out important findings about the motivational nature of perfectionism.

Key words: goal striving, self-oriented perfectionism, others-oriented perfectionism, social perfectionism


 
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Ali Eryılmaz, Ahmet Kara. [Motivational aspects of multi-dimensional perfectionism: relationship with goal striving]. PBS. 2016; 6(1): 14-9. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20160220093116


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Ali Eryılmaz, Ahmet Kara. [Motivational aspects of multi-dimensional perfectionism: relationship with goal striving]. PBS. (2016), [cited December 17, 2023]; 6(1): 14-9. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20160220093116



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Ali Eryılmaz, Ahmet Kara (2016) [Motivational aspects of multi-dimensional perfectionism: relationship with goal striving]. PBS, 6 (1), 14-9. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20160220093116



Turabian Style

Ali Eryılmaz, Ahmet Kara. 2016. [Motivational aspects of multi-dimensional perfectionism: relationship with goal striving]. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 6 (1), 14-9. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20160220093116



Chicago Style

Ali Eryılmaz, Ahmet Kara. "[Motivational aspects of multi-dimensional perfectionism: relationship with goal striving]." Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 6 (2016), 14-9. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20160220093116



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Ali Eryılmaz, Ahmet Kara. "[Motivational aspects of multi-dimensional perfectionism: relationship with goal striving]." Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 6.1 (2016), 14-9. Print.Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20160220093116



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Ali Eryılmaz, Ahmet Kara (2016) [Motivational aspects of multi-dimensional perfectionism: relationship with goal striving]. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 6 (1), 14-9. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20160220093116