|Appears in Collections:||Psychology Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Predicting hopelessness and psychological distress: the role of perfectionism and coping|
O'Connor, Daryl B
|Citation:||O'Connor R & O'Connor DB (2003) Predicting hopelessness and psychological distress: the role of perfectionism and coping, Journal of Counseling Psychology, 50 (3), pp. 362-372.|
|Abstract:||This study investigated an integrative model involving the relationship between perfectionism (P.L. Hewitt & G.L. Flett, 1991) and coping (C.S. Carver, M.F. Scheier, & J.K. Weintraub, 1989) to predict changes in hopelessness and general psychological distress among college students. Results indicated that changes in psychological well-being (4 to 5 weeks later) were predicted by socially prescribed perfectionism and, as theorized, avoidance coping moderated the link between perfectionism and psychological well-being beyond initial levels of distress. Support was also found for the adaptive effects of cognitive reconstruction coping and other-oriented perfectionism whereas, under certain conditions, self-oriented perfectionism was shown to be maladaptive. These findings offer support for the proposed model. Implications for intervention and suggestions for future research are discussed.|
|Rights:||Published in Journal of Counseling Psychology. Copyright: American Psychological Association. This article may not exactly replicate the final version published in the APA journal. It is not the copy of record.|
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