What are the roles of perfectionism and responsibility in checking and cleaning compulsions?

2006-01-01
Yorulmaz, O
Karancı, Ayşe Nuray
Tekok-Kilic, A
Empirical findings revealed that an inflated sense of responsibility has a major impact on obsessive-compulsive symptomatology (OCS). Another cognitive variable, perfectionism, is also theoretically linked to OCS. The assumption about the insufficient but necessary role of perfectionism for OCS and the view of perfectionism as a manifestation of avoidance of serious consequences led us to explore the role of an important cognitive mediator (responsibility) in this relationship. The present study aimed to explore the mediational role of responsibility for the effects of perfectionism on checking and cleaning symptom profiles of OCS in a nonclinical population in Turkey. Findings of the present study suggested that responsibility appraisals mediate effects of self-oriented and socially prescribed perfectionism on checking and the effect of socially prescribed perfectionism on cleaning. There was a partial mediation for self-oriented perfectionism on cleaning. The findings are discussed within the scope of current literature and implications for clinical applications are suggested. (c) 2005 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
JOURNAL OF ANXIETY DISORDERS

Suggestions

Responsibility attitudes and locus of control as predictors of obsessive-compulsive symtomatology : an analysis within the cognitive model
Altın, Müjgan; Karancı, Ayşe Nuray; Department of Psychology (2004)
This study investigated the effects of responsibility attitudes, locus of control and their interactions on general obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptomatology and dimensions of OC symptoms. Research subjects consisted of 385 senior high school students from Fatih Sultan Mehmet High School in Ankara. The students were given the Turkish version of Responsibility Attitudes Scale (RAS), the Maudsley Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory (MOCI), the Locus of Control Scale (LCS), the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), and t...
How does locus of control and inflated sense of responsibility relate to obsessive-compulsive symptoms in Turkish adolescents?
Altin, Muejgan; Karancı, Ayşe Nuray (2008-12-01)
This study aimed to examine the effects of responsibility attitudes, locus of control and their interactions on the general obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptomatology and the dimensions of OC symptoms in a sample of Turkish adolescents (n = 385), their ages varied from 16 to 20 with a mean of 17.23 (S.D. =.68). The results of the present study revealed a significantly positive relationship between responsibility attitudes and general OC symptomatology. However, locus of control did not appear as a significant...
Perceived Parental Rearing Behaviours, Responsibility Attitudes and Life Events as Predictors of Obsessive Compulsive Symptomatology: Test of a Cognitive Model
HACIÖMEROĞLU, AYŞE BİKEM; Karancı, Ayşe Nuray (2014-11-01)
Background: It is important to investigate the role of cognitive, developmental and environmental factors in the development and maintenance of Obsessive Compulsive Symptomatology (OCS). Aims: The main objective of this study was to examine the vulnerability factors of OCS in a non-clinical sample. On the basis of Salkovskis' cognitive model of OCD, the study aimed to investigate the role of perceived parental rearing behaviours, responsibility attitudes, and life events in predicting OCS. Furthermore, the ...
Perceived parental rearing behaviors, responsibility attitudes and life events as predictors of obsessive compulsive symptomatology: test of a cognitive model
Hacıömeroğlu, A. Bikem; Karancı, Ayşe Nuray; Department of Psychology (2008)
The main objective of this study was to examine the vulnerability factors of Obsessive Compulsive Symptomatology (OCS) in a non-clinical sample. On the basis of Salkovskis’ cognitive model of OCD, the present study aimed to investigate the role of perceived parental rearing behaviors, responsibility attitudes, and life events in predicting OCS. Furthermore, the mediator role of responsibility attitudes in the relationship between perceived parental rearing behaviors and OCS was examined. Finally, the specif...
Perceived parenting styles, self-ambivalence, cognitive and emotional regulation in relation to obsessive-compulsive symptomatology
Özekin Üncüer, Filiz; Karancı, Ayşe Nuray; Department of Psychology (2015)
The main objective of this dissertation is to examine the factors contributing to the development and maintenance of general obsessive-compulsive symptomatology (OCS) in a community sample. On the basis of cognitive models (Salkovskis, 1985; Rachman, 1997; Clark, 2004), Guidano and Liotti‟s model of selfambivalence, and Gross‟ (1999) process model of emotion regulation, the present study aimed to investigate the role of perceived parental styles, self-ambivalence, maladaptive appraisals, and emotion regulat...
Citation Formats
O. Yorulmaz, A. N. Karancı, and A. Tekok-Kilic, “What are the roles of perfectionism and responsibility in checking and cleaning compulsions?,” JOURNAL OF ANXIETY DISORDERS, pp. 312–327, 2006, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/30021.