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Predicting depression, anxiety and self-harm in adolescents: the role of perfectionism and acute life stress.

Abstract:

Despite the growing evidence that perfectionism is associated with adolescent psychological distress, few studies have investigated this relationship prospectively with measures designed for use in adolescent populations. In the present study, within a diathesis-stress framework, we investigated the extent to which perfectionism and acute life stress predict depression, anxiety and self-harm among adolescent school children (n = 515) over a 6 month period (Time 1-Time 2). Socially prescribed ...

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10.1016/j.brat.2009.09.008

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O'Connor, RC More by this author
Rasmussen, S More by this author
Journal:
Behaviour research and therapy
Volume:
48
Issue:
1
Pages:
52-59
Publication date:
2010-01-05
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EISSN:
1873-622X
ISSN:
0005-7967
URN:
uuid:9711dfde-2486-43e4-96d9-3f69c3cc1ed5
Source identifiers:
168509
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pubs:168509

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