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ERIC Number: EJ910535
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 26
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0011-0000
Cross-Cultural Validity of the Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale in Korea
Lee, Dong-gwi; Park, Hyun-joo
Counseling Psychologist, v39 n2 p320-345 Feb 2011
This study with 213 South Korean college students (113 men) examined the cross-cultural generalizability of (a) the factor structure of the Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale (F-MPS) and (b) the existence of adaptive perfectionists, maladaptive perfectionists, and nonperfectionists. A confirmatory factor analysis did not support the original six-factor model of the F-MPS with 35 items. Subsequently, an exploratory factor analysis along with parallel analysis suggests five factors in Korea: Concern Over Mistakes, Organization, Parental High Standards, Personal Standards, and Doubts About Actions. Notably, Parental Expectations and Parental Criticism in the original F-MPS were subsumed under one factor, Parental High Standards. A cluster analysis results provides additional support for the existence of the three groups. Cultural implications are discussed. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Korea