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Self - esteem and Perfectionism in the Chess Players
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Dr. Mohammad Ebrahim Maddahi, Dr.Javad Khalatbari, Mona Samadzadeh, Mohammad Mojtaba Keikhayfarzaneh
Perfectionism, self –esteem, chess Players
This research aims to study the relationship between self -esteem and perfectionism (positive-negative) in chess players. 166 chess Players were randomly selected (60 F, 106m) and replied positive and negative perfectionism scale (Trishort, Etrodowis,1995) and self -esteem ( Noujent and Thomas,2001).Results of Pearson C correlation test Shows that there is a positive relationship between self -esteem and positive Perfectionism and there is a negative relationship between self -esteem and negative Perfectionism.Since the Success of the individuals achieved in different arena such as Sports is effective in self-esteem formation and strengthening, it can be concluded that chess Sport is an important and influential factor in this regard.
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