publication . Thesis . 2015

Perfectionism, failure and self-conscious emotions : a role for self-compassion?

Almond, Natalie R.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 30 Sep 2015
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Abstract Objectives This study investigated: (1) whether maladaptive perfectionism predicted the experience of self-conscious emotions such as shame, guilt and pride following an imagined failure and (2) whether self-compassionate writing could reduce shame and guilt and increase pride relative to a control and self-esteem writing task. Design The study used a correlational design to assess the relationship between maladaptive perfectionism and self-conscious emotions. The study also used an experimental between-subjects design to investigate the effect of writing task on self-conscious emotions controlling for initial levels of self-conscious emotion using ANCO...
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