Article Title: The modern problem with pursuing perfection


Article Summary

The article looks into a study on perfectionism and its potential negative effects on the mental health of a person with the trait. The researcher used a test called Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale which measured three types of perfectionism:

Self oriented
Socially prescribed
Other Oriented

The causes of rising socially prescribed perfectionism in the past decades is a result of our growing usage of social media sites like Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat.

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Words to learn from this Article:

Rather: On the contrary
Detrimental:(sometimes followed by ‘to’) causing harm or injury
Diligent: Quietly and steadily continuing a task despite any difficulties
Strives: Attempt by employing effort

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