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 Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale revisited: Perfectionism has been a topic of perfectioism interest in recent years. A hierarquical structural analysis of perfectionism and its relation to other personality characteristics. This dimension is included in the Frost et al.

Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale – Stöber (1998)

Aust NZ J Psychiat. Services multidimensiional Demand Journal. One of the limitations of our study is that the sample only included university students. This research project was reviewed and approved mulyidimensional the Ethical Committee of the Faculty of Medicine of University of Coimbra. The Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale is one of the most world widely used measures of perfectionism.

In the four and six component solutions the PS a more adaptive dimension showed significant and positive associations with maladaptive dimensions and no significant association with O.

Therefore, perfectionism perfextionism a role in the individual response to psychosocial stress and might be a transdiagnostic personality trait implicated in the vulnerability to many psychiatric disorders Another study 11 showed that personality characteristics, such as a self-demand trait a construct related to perfectionism, as perfectionists demand perfection of themselves, and self-imposed standards in salient domains that are personally demanding interfere with intestinal functioning, being associated with irritable bowel syndrome.

The Kaiser-Meyer-Oklin value was of. Psychometric properties of the Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale with Australian adolescent multidimenional. Some exceptions were the majority of the Organization items and item Factor 3 includes all the Organization O items. Dimensions of perfectionism across the anxiety disorders. An unexpected result was the positive perfecitonism association between PS 4 and 6 factors and NA Table 3.


These experts also analyzed the frsot and conceptual equivalence. Results revealed that 29 items contributed significantly for the scale’s internal consistency. Although having found these slight differences, the results from these studies support the internal validity of the four factor solution, which is psychometrically robust and was replicated in different cultures. The co-operation of the students is gratefully acknowledged.

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Pers Soc Psych Rev. J Pers Soc Psychol. Since the early ‘s perfectionism has been conceptualized as a multidimensional construct, with intrapersonal and interpersonal dimensions 1,2. A principal component analysis with Varimax rotation was performed and based on the Scree plot, two robust factorial structures were found four and six factors. There was complete adherence. Although the four factor solution seemed an acceptable option, the six factor solution also showed to be good, and was confirmed by parallel analysis PA The muptidimensional 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.

Scsle correlation coefficients were higher than.

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Factor 4 is formed by PS items and also includes the 5 item from CM. Psychometric properties of the Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale in a clinical anxiety disorder sample. The PS subscale reflects the setting of high standards, the striving to attain it and the contingent multidimenslonal based on the achievement.

An evaluation of the factor structure of the Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale. The great majority of the students were single ; Perfectionism, theory, research and treatment. The research aims and multirimensional voluntary nature were explained to the students.


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 O “perfil de estados de fgost The six factor solution.

London and New York: There are no potential conflicts of interest. The correlation coefficients between each item and corrected total score revealed that 29 fros contributed significantly for the scale internal consistency. The validation of the FMPS Portuguese version offers a good and useful instrument for research and clinical purposes and expands the opportunity to investigate the adaptive and maladaptive aspects of perfectionism in Portuguese speaking populations.

The Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale.

Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale: the portuguese version

Spearman’s correlation coefficients of each item ranged from. This conception of perfectionism led to the development of two of the most widely used perfectionism measures, the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scales, one from Frost et al.

The FMPS total scale temporal stability was good. The O dimension reflects the excessive importance given to orderliness.

Statistical analyses SPSS 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. In which respects to the six factor solution, the inter-correlations between dimensions scores were moderate and ranged from.