Perception Matters for Clinical Perfectionism and Social Anxiety

About the Course:

Despite research documenting a relationship between social anxiety and perfectionism, very little research has examined the relationship between social anxiety and clinical perfectionism, defined as the combination of high personal standards and high maladaptive perfectionistic evaluative concern. In the current studies we examined whether clinical perfectionism predicted social anxiety in a large sample of undergraduates 

Publication Date:

Journal of Anxiety Disorders 2016


Cheri A. Levinson
Thomas L. Rodebaugh
Cortney Warren

Recommended For:

Any behavioral health clinician, but especially those who work with undergraduates. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define clinical perfectionism.

  2. Summarize existing data on the relationship between clinical perfectionism and social anxiety in 3 samples.

  3. Identify how self-reported information differs from other- or informant-reported information as it relates to perfectionism and social anxiety.

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Course Number: 102385
Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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