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Stöber, J. (). The Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale: More perfect with four (instead of six) dimensions. Personality and Individual Differences. Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale (Hewitt, P.L., & Flett, G.L. (). Perfectionism and depression: A multidimensional analysis. Journal of Social Behavior. Abstract. Twenty-five years ago, one of the first empirically validated measures of perfectionism, the. Frost et al. Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale (F-MPS).

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The six factor solution The six component solution explained After that it was retranslated by a bilingual person blind to the study. In fact, recent literature findings support that perfectionism and secondary appraisal are implicated in the stress response, by their association with cortisol increase and HPA axis activation In this study we used the shorter version composed by 36 items Bos et al.

The six factor solution. To analyse the extent to which each item was a good construct measure, we performed correlations between each item and the total scale excluding the item. Additionally, transcultural studies may be conducted in order to investigate ethnic differences and sociocultural factors that might modulate this trait development.

This suggests this scale is a robust instrument to assess perfectionism, in several clinical and research settings as well as in transcultural studies.

In future research it would be important to study FMPS properties in non-college student samples, and in clinical samples, and further investigate how well the scale performs in distinguishing positive and negative processes and outcomes.


Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale: the portuguese version

The dimensions of perfectionism. Considering the importance of research comparability, we decided to explore the two factorial solutions. The four factor solution explained Materials and methods Participants and procedures Data for this study were drawn from an ongoing research on Perfectionism and Stress. Literature findings have indicated that perfectionism may be characterized by positive and negative dimensions, differently linked to various adaptive perfecyionism maladaptive processes and outcomes.

J Pers Soc Psychol. Sherry SB, Hall A. In which respects to the six factor solution, the inter-correlations between dimensions scores were moderate and ranged from. The discrepancies found were discussed between the research team and the independent reviewers. Data for this study were drawn from an ongoing research on Perfectionism and Stress. This factor also includes item 10, an item from the original PS component.

The perfectionism model of binge eating: To ensure comparability between studies we provide data for FMPS total score either considering the items from the O dimension, either not.

Multidimehsional FMPS normative characteristics and inter-correlations are shown in table 3. Perfectionism has been a topic of increased interest in recent years. The inclusion of the O dimension was not consensual.

Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale – Stöber () – Kent Academic Repository

The original scale was translated by two Portuguese psychiatrists MH Azevedo; A Macedo dominating both languages and who had large experience on the translation of psychopathology assessment instruments. The FMPS and petfectionism self-report questionnaires were administered to a community sample of 1 st year university students Factor 3 includes all the Organization O items.


Psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the Frost Multidimensional perfectionism scale in women. The two factorial structures of four and six dimensions of the Portuguese version of Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale replicate the results from different authors, with different samples and cultures.

Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale – Stöber (1998)

The scale factor structure was studied using the principal components method, with Varimax rotation and the Cattell’s Scree plot. The great majority of the students were single ; Psychometric properties of the Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale with Australian adolescent girls.

The Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale is one of the most world widely used measures of perfectionism. A hierarquical structural analysis of perfectionism and its relation to other personality characteristics. The four component solution explained There was complete adherence. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.