An Investigation into Interrelations Between Trait Emotional Intelligence and Perfectionism in Middle School Aged Children


  • Dominika Doktorová Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave
  • Ľubica Varečková Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave, Slovakia



perfectionism, trait emotional intelligence, children in middle school age


This research focuses on the detection of interrelations between perfectionism and trait emotional intelligence in children of middle school age. The Frost multidimensional scale of perfectionism (F-MPS) for the detection of the perfectionism level was used.  The global level of trait emotional intelligence was measured with the trait emotional intelligence questionnaire for children (TEIQue-CSF).  The research sample consisted of 120 middle school children between 10 to 12 years old. The sample comprised of 80 girls and 40 boys. The results of the research failed to reveal any statistically significant relations between perfectionism and trait emotional intelligence.


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How to Cite

Doktorová, D., & Varečková, Ľubica. (2021). An Investigation into Interrelations Between Trait Emotional Intelligence and Perfectionism in Middle School Aged Children. Postmodern Openings, 12(3), 336-349.



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