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What is perfectionism?

Alice Domar
Psychology
Canadian researchers Gordon L. Flett and Paul L. Hewitt wrote the book on perfectionism, so to speak. (Their textbook on the topic is called Perfectionism: Theory, Research, and Treatment.) They consider “normal” perfectionism as having a goal of flawlessness: “Normal perfectionism is defined as striving for reasonable and realistic standards that leads to a sense of self-satisfaction and enhanced self-esteem.”
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