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Yu. A. Filyasova, PERFECTIONIST PERSONAL CONSTRUCT MODELLING

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DOI 10.25688/2223-6872. 2020.36.4.05

 

PERFECTIONIST PERSONAL CONSTRUCT MODELLING

 

Yu. A. Filyasova,

SPbUMTE, Saint-Petersburg,

phill.yield@gmail.com

 

The article provides a theoretical analysis of perfectionist personal construct, reasons of its emergence and prevention methods. Perfectionists are characterized by rigid personal constructs, high standards and mirror reflection of their own constructs on other people. Perfectionist constructs restrict the freedom of experience interpretation, reality perception and future events forecasting. 

The main source of perfectionism development is considered to be the family — parental influence on hard line formation, setting high goals, along with the lack of autonomous goal setting skills and awareness of one’s own needs. Construct rigidness occurs as a protective mechanism against negative events and fear of committing errors, under the influence of unfavorable social environment, thus confining the consciousness with perfectionist frames and limiting their adaptation potential. Generalization of a limited number of constructs over various events leads to perfectionist inability to think beyond their own mental shortcuts or successfully adapt to new social conditions. In addition, rigid constructs and strong intention to achieve high goals create fragmentariness and discretization of perception of the ongoing life continuum. The desire to achieve high goals, as a rule, interferes with harmonic personal development.

Depression, procrastination, burnout and other psychological disorders related to perfectionists are caused by their inability to take into consideration their possibilities for achieving high goals. Goal setting skills and the ability to differentiate goals by different criteria, along with awareness and prioritization of needs in the process of education and professionalization are considered in this paper as key factors of negative perfectionist signs elimination.

 

Key words: perfectionism; personal construct; rigidity; procrastination; burnout; goal setting; social alienation.

For citation: Filyasova Yu. A. Perfectionist personal construct modelling // Systems Psychology and Sociology. 2020. № 4 (36). P. DOI 10.25688/2223-6872.2020.36.4.05.

 

Filyasova Yulia Anatolyevna, Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of pedagogy and psychology at St. Petersburg University of Management Technologies and Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia.

E-mail: phill.yield@gmail.com

ORCID: 0000-0002-9728-9458

 

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