The Effect of Maladaptive Perfectionism and Core Self-Evaluation on Body Dissatisfaction of female college student

여대생의 부적응적 완벽주의와 핵심자기평가가 신체불만족에 미치는 영향

  • Jeon, Hye-Seong (Dept. of Graduate School of Legal Studies and Public Administration, Dankook University) ;
  • Kim, Ju-Hyun (Dept. of Social Welfare, Kyung-Hee Cyber University)
  • 전혜성 (단국대학교 행정법무대학원) ;
  • 김주현 (경희사이버대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2016.08.24
  • Accepted : 2016.11.20
  • Published : 2016.11.28


This paper was to explore the effect of maladaptive perfectionism and core self-evaluation on body dissatisfaction of female college student. This survey was conducted from March, 2016 to May, 2016 and 315 responses from the survey were used for the analysis. Maladaptive Perfectionism and core self-evaluation were set as independent variables, and body dissatisfaction was set as an dependent variable. The data was analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation and Multiple Regression. As a result, core self-evaluation was the significant predictor to explain body dissatisfaction, but maladaptive perfectionism didn't have the effectiveness to the body dissatisfaction of female college student. In conclusion, to reduce body dissatisfaction, female university students' positive view regarding core self-evaluation should be increased.


Female;College student;Maladaptive Perfectionism;Core Self-Evaluation;Body Dissatisfaction


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