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ERIC Number: EJ1083620
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jan
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0748-1756
Cultural Similarities in Perfectionism: Perfectionistic Strivings and Concerns Generalize across Chinese and Canadian Groups
Smith, Martin M.; Saklofske, Donald H.; Yan, Gonggu; Sherry, Simon B.
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v49 n1 p63-76 Jan 2016
This study supports the generalizability of perfectionistic strivings and concerns across Canadian and Chinese university students (N = 1,006) and demonstrates the importance of establishing measurement invariance prior to hypothesis testing with different groups. No latent mean difference in perfectionistic concerns was observed, but Canadian individuals reported higher perfectionistic strivings.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada (London); China (Beijing)
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Eating Disorder Inventory; Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A