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ERIC Number: EJ385482
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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ISSN: ISSN-0892-9580
Perfectionism and Underachievement.
Adderholt-Elliott, Miriam
Gifted Child Today (GCT), v12 n1 p19-21 Jan-Feb 1989
A strong relationship between perfectionism and underachievement has been shown in the literature. Five characteristics of perfectionist students and teachers contribute to underachievement: procrastination, fear of failure, the all-or-nothing mindset, paralyzed perfectionism, and workaholism. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Language: English
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