Relation Between Perfectionism and Subjective Well-Being of Gifted Students

Widyorini, Endang (2018) Relation Between Perfectionism and Subjective Well-Being of Gifted Students. In: APCG, 14-16 August 2018, thailand.

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Among educator of the gifted, the link between giftedness is clearly established. The tendency toward perfectionist commonly appears as an item on rating scales and checklist used by parents and teachers to nominate potentially gifted students. An article on counselling needs of the gifted routinely mention perfectionism as a risk factor for gifted students. There are two major concerns about perfectionism for gifted students: underachieving and emotional turmoil. Perfectionism tendencies make some gifted students vulnerable for underachievement because they do not submit work unless it is perfect. As a results, they may receive poor or failing marks. In term of emotional stress, perfectionism is seen to cause feelings of worthlessness and depression when gifted individual fail to live up to unrealistic expectations. Perfectionism. It is a word repeatedly, especially when working with gifted students. According to the National Association of Gifted Children, ~20% of gifted children suffer from perfectionism to the degree it causes problems. While striving to do our best is not bad, when it overtakes the why and enjoyment of activities, it can cause a problem.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: 100 Philosophy and Psychology
100 Philosophy and Psychology > 150 Psychology
Depositing User: Ms Endang Widyorini
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2023 02:54
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2023 02:54

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