Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale (FMPS)

Please answer the following questions in relation to how much they apply to you. Do not spend too much time on any one question.
My parents set very high standards for me
Organisation is very important to me.
As a child, I was punished for doing things less than perfectly.
If I do not set the highest standards for myself, I am likely to end up a second-rate person.
My parents never tried to understand my mistakes.
It is important to me that I be thoroughly competent in what I do.
I am a neat person.
I try to be an organised person.
If I fail at work/school, I am a failure as a person.
I should be upset if I make a mistake.
My parents wanted me to be the best at everything.
I set higher goals than most people.
If someone does a task at work/school better than I do, then I feel as if I failed the whole task.
If I fail partly, it is as bad as being a complete failure.
Only outstanding performance is good enough in my family.
I am very good at focusing my efforts on attaining a goal.
Even when I do something very carefully, I often feel that it is not quite right.
I hate being less than the best at things.
I have extremely high goals.
My parents expect excellence from me.
People will probably think less of me if I make a mistake.
I never feel that I can meet my parents’ expectations.
If I do not do as well as other people, it means I am an inferior being.
Other people seem to accept lower standards from themselves than I do.
If I do not do well all the time, people will not respect me.
My parents have always had higher expectations for my future than I have.
I try to be a neat person.
I usually have doubts about the simple everyday things that I do.
Neatness is very important to me.
I expect higher performance in my daily tasks than most people.
I am an organised person.
I tend to get behind in my work because I repeat things over and over.
It takes me a long time to do something “right”.
The fewer mistakes I make, the more people will like me.
I never feel that I can meet my parents’ standards.
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