Cyprus Turkish Journal of Psychiatry & Psychology Vol.3 Issue.3

Doi:10.35365/ctjpp.21.3.18


RESEARCH ARTICLE / ARAŞTIRMA YAZISI


Examination of the Relationship Between Perfectionism and Sexual Myths in Adults

Yetişkinlerde Mükemmeliyetçilik ve Cinsel Mitler Arasındaki  İlişkinin  İncelenmesi

 

Süleyman Kahraman1, Muhammet Enes Kaya2, İlayda Erez3


Abstract:

In this study, it was aimed to examine the relationship between perfectionism and sexual myths in adults. The study was conducted with the participation of a total of 507 people, 369 women and 138 men over the age of 18. Demographic information form, Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale and Sexual Myths Scale were used as data collection tools in the study. The data were analyzed using the SPSS program. According to the results of the study, a positive, moderate relationship was found between the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale scores and the Sexual Myths Scale scores of the participants. In terms of demographic variables, significant differences were found in the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale scores of the participants according to gender, mother attitude and father attitude, and Sexual Myths Scale scores according to gender, marital status, educational status and mother attitude. The results of the research have been discussed within the framework of the relevant literature and some suggestions have been made.

Keywords: Perfectionism, Sexual Myths, Sexuality, Adults


1Asst. Prof., Beykent University, Department of Psychology, İstanbul, Türkiye, suleymankahraman@beykent.edu.tr Orcid; 0000-0002-8223-4614.

2Res. Assist. Beykent University, Department of Psychology, İstanbul, Türkiye, eneskaya@beykent.edu.tr Orcid; 0000-0002-7808-6583.

3 Graduate Student, Beykent University, Department of Psychology, İstanbul, Türkiye, ilaydaerez@gmail.com Orcid; 0000-0002-9601-7223.

Address of Correspondence/Yazışma Adresi: Beykent University, Department of Psychology, İstanbul, Türkiye, E-mail: eneskaya@beykent.edu.tr

Date of Received/Geliş Tarihi: 28.03.2021, Date of Revision/Düzeltme Tarihi: 30.05.2021, Date of Acceptance/Kabul Tarihi: 05.08.2021, Date of Online Publication/Çevirimiçi Yayın Tarihi: 01.09.2021

Citing/Referans Gösterimi: Kahraman, S., Kaya, E. M., & Erez, İ.  (2021). Examination of the Relationship Between Perfectionism and Sexual Myths in Adults, Cyprus Turkish Journal of Psychiatry & Psychology, 3(3): 175-82


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