If these variables or the relationship between these variables have been

If these variables or the relationship between these

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If these variables or the relationship between these variables have been studied before, what have other studies found? This shows historical significance. How does the view of personality in this article compare with historical views of personality? The article states that previous studies have explored the relationship between perfectionism and personality, utilizing the Big Five Model. Perfectionism has been correlated with neuroticism and higher perfectionism is related to lower agreeableness. Previous studies have also found that consciousness is positively correlated with perfectionism. In addition, “Studies utilizing the Dysfunctional Attitudes Scale (DAS)” (Egan, Piek, Dyck, 2015). What type of research design is used in the study? What instruments or measures did the researchers use to collect data? The study used an Experimental research design, requiring 39 participants, 19 were individuals with anxiety or depressive disorder seeking clinical treatment with a mean age of 40.5 years old and 20 were athletes with a mean age of 40.4 years old. The study recruited athletes via a mail-out to the Triathlon
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Association of Western Australia and the clinical participants were recruited from the Psychology Clinic at Curtin University. The following assessment were used to collect personality information from participants: The Positive and Negative Perfectionism Scale (PANPS), a Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I Disorders and Personality Disorders, (SCID-II, SCID-I/P) Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II), NEO personality Inventory-Revised (NEO-PI-R), and the Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI). Do you think the research in this article was conducted in an ethical manner? Why or why not? In relation to the article, how have ethical considerations in personality psychology research changed over the years? The research was conducted in an ethical manner because they required participants to complete a consent form, guaranteeing sensitive information was not released to the public. In addition to that the participants completed information, consent form, and research was approved by the Curtin University Ethics Committee.
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