Social-psychological predictors of perfectionism of personality

  • O. Kononenko Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University
Keywords: personality predictor, perfectionism, perfectionist settings


The article focused on the determination of psychological predictors as individual personal characteristics of a particular person and his actions, which will specify semantically and fill perfectionism as a global personality construct. Based on the analysis of scientific publications the main predictors of psychological makeovers include: features of self-attitude or meaning of I; varying degrees of self-actualization combined with the level of anxiety, dignity; life aspirations, features of self-determination, features of self-identity; ideals of personality; achievement motivation; overstated the level of claims; oversituated (nonadaptative) activity. The theoretical analysis and synthesis of scientific approaches problems of studying personality perfectionism and defines the state of its development. The conceptual approaches of constructing the integral model of person perfectionism are grounded. Highlight kinds of perfectionism: global (authentic, compensatory, neurotic) and partial (interpersonal, addictive, ekzoperfectionism), which reflects the degree of depth of personality in perfectionist installations.  It was revealed the main socio-psychological predictors of personality perfectionism and the features of its development, depending on age and gender differences. It was also allocated and analyzed personality types on relevant socio-psychological characteristics of perfectionism, which acted as forms of (positive, negative) and orientation (for themselves, for others) perfectionism.  It were developed and proved effective social and psychological systems which overcome the negative effects of perfectionism personality. Confirmed improvement the  indicators of sociability, balance, openness, goodwill, altruistic, social and psychological adaptation (if indicated adaptability, self-acceptance, internal control integrated parameter adaptation, acceptance of others, integral indicator of emotional comfort) and reducing the values for parameters neuroticism, shyness, authoritarianism, aggression, subordination, rejection of others, rejection itself, external control.


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Kononenko, O. (2017). Social-psychological predictors of perfectionism of personality. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 24(6), 33-38. Retrieved from