ERIC Number: EJ660597
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Publication Date: 2003
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Perfectionism and Ethnicity: Implications for Depressive Symptoms and Self-Reported Academic Achievement.
Castro, Jennifer R.; Rice, Kenneth G.
Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, v9 n1 p64-78 Feb 2003
Examines ethnic differences in perfectionism among Asian American, African American, and Caucasian American college students. Analyses revealed that Asian American students scored significantly higher than the other groups on perfectionism subscales. Perfectionism explained significant variations in depressive symptoms for Asian Americans and Caucasians and explained significant variance in cumulative grade point average for Asian Americans and African Americans. (Contains 41 references and 4 tables.) (GCP)
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