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, Social/Emotional Development: Perfectionism
||Perfectionism: What's Bad about Being too Good?
||Adderholdt, M. & Goldberg , J.
||Free Spirit Publishing Inc.
||This thought-provoking book by Miriam Adderholdt, Ph.D., and Jan Goldberg explains the differences between healthy ambition and unhealthy perfectionism and gives strategies for recognizing the symptoms. Learn how to: Identify what perfectionism can do to your mind and body, Recognize what perfectionism can do to your relationships, Set reasonable standards for yourself, Take positive risks and more. This book can also provide adults insight into how their behavior and expectations can contribute to perfectionism in the teens they parent and teach.
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