2-2 journal literature review practice.docx - 2-2 Journal Literature Review Practice The title of the article is Positive and Negative Perfectionism and

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2-2 Journal Literature Review Practice The title of the article is Positive and Negative Perfectionism and the Big Five Personality Factors . A citation in APA format is as follows: Egan, S. J., Piek, J. P., & Dyck, M. J. (2015). Positive and Negative Perfectionism and the Big Five Personality Factors. Behavior Change, 32(02), 104-113. doi:10.1017/bec.2015.3 The purpose of the article is to inform the reader of the effect of positive or negative perfectionism has on the participants personalities regarding the Big Five Personality Factors. The purpose relates to the personality development by developing a specific measure that differentiates positive and negative perfectionism in athletes giving a high or low score on positive or negative perfectionism. The hypothesis of the study was that “athletes have been found to score lower on negative perfectionism than other groups (Terry-Short et al., 1995) and so may be hypothesized to differ from a clinical group on personality traits” (Egan, 2015).
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