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PSY 216 2-2 Journal: Literature Review Practice Summer Smith Article Title Egan, S. J., Piek, J. P., & Dyck, M. J. (2015). Positive and negative perfectionism and the big five personality factors. Behaviour Change, 32 (2), 104-113 Article Purpose The information provided in this article gives an insight on the prevention, as well as the treatment of depression and anxiety for individuals who suffer from negative perfectionism. Based on the article, “there is little research on how positive perfectionism (e.g., maintaining high personal standards of achievement) and negative perfectionism (e.g., concerns over mistakes) relate to Big Five personality traits like agreeableness and extraversion.” (Egan, Piek, and Dyck (2015) This information is important because it leads to the better understanding of the personality traits and how they relate to ‘perfectionism’ as a healthy habit versus an unhealthy mental disability. Article Hypotheses Egan, Piek, and Dyck (2015; p. 106) stated the below hypotheses:
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