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The Moderating Effect of Unconditional Self-Acceptance on the Relationship between Perfectionism and Multicultural Attitude
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The Moderating Effect of Unconditional Self-Acceptance on the Relationship between Perfectionism and Multicultural Attitude
Lee, Hyun-Mi; Ha, Jung-Hee;
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This research aimed to investigate the relations of perfectionism and multicultural attitude upon a premise that sub-factors of the perfectionism : self-oriented perfectionism, other-oriented perfectionism and socially-prescribed perfectionism are related to multicultural attitude and to examine the moderation effect of self-acceptance on the relation between perfectionism and multicultural attitude. The questionnaires designed to measure multidimensional perfectionism, unconditional self-acceptance and multicultural attitude were administered to 258 office workers in Seoul and Gyeoggi-Do. The results from correlation analysis and regression analysis were as followed. First, sub-factors of the perfectionism was partially associated with sub-factors of multicultural attitude. In particular two sub-factors of the perfectionism : `self-oriented perfectionism`, `other-oriented perfectionism` yielded effect on multicultural attitude, controlling the effects of other subscales. Second, unconditional self-acceptance moderated the relation between `self oriented perfectionism` and sub-factor of the multicultural attitude : `recognizing difference`. And unconditional self-acceptance moderated the relation between `socially prescribed perfectionism` and sub-factors of the multicultural attitude : `recognizing difference`, `openness and acceptance`. This present findings not only extend understandings about relationship between perfectionism and multicultural attitude by examining self-concept : unconditional self-acceptance but also provide that it isn`t helpful that further support and rationale for unconditional self-acceptance as intervention for targets to focus in counseling process for those who suffer from perfectionism.
multicultural attitude;perfectionism;self-oriented perfectionism;other-oriented perfectionism;socially-prescribed perfectionism;unconditional self-acceptance;multicultural attitude;recognizing difference;openness and acceptance;
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