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Perfectionism can harm even the most talented student – but schools can make a difference

By Andrew P. Hill, Professor in the School of Science, Technology, and Health, York St John University
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Depending on the circumstances, perfectionism can lead to better performance in school or at work. Or it can make performance worse. But any performance gains are likely to be outweighed by wellbeing issues. There are links between perfectionism and burnout and depression, for example.

Evidence for these types of negative effects has been found in a…The Conversation


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