Positive-Negative Perfectionism as Predictors of Loneliness among Secondary School Students

Ali Karababa


The aim of this study was to examine relationship between loneliness and positive-negative perfectionism among secondary school students. The data of the study was obtained from a total of 358 secondary school students (169 famele-189 male), who were accepting to participate in the research voluntarily, during 2016-2017 academic year. This research was carried out by using relational survey model. In the study, scales were used as data collection tools as follows: “Positive and Negative Perfectionism Scale” and “UCLA Loneliness Scale”. The analyses were tested with the help of SPSS 16.0 package program. It was seen that there is negatively relationship between positive perfectionism and loneliness; there is positively relationship between negative perfectionism and loneliness. The results of the study show that positive perfectionism is negatively predictor of loneliness; negative perfectionism is positively predictor of loneliness among secondary school students. 


Loneliness, positive perfectionism, negative perfectionism

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