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The relationships between perfectionism and symptoms of depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Perfectionism has been linked to anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and depression.  Many studies have looked at how perfectionism is linked to these problems.  Perfectionism has been described as a ‘transdiagnostic’ factor, meaning that it cuts across a range of psychological problems.  Perfectionism has often been broken down into two main parts: (1) perfectionistic …

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Effects of DBT-based Interventions on Alexithymia: A Systematic Review

Alexithymia [from the Greek a (not) – lexis (words) – thymos (emotion); “no words for emotions”] is a term developed to describe people with marked restriction in experiencing emotions, difficulties in identifying and distinguishing their feelings from physical sensations, and a particular struggle to find appropriate words to verbalize what …

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